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Bio #BIO

Lea Soto was born in Madrid. She is  of Costa Rican and Peruvian descent. She was raised in a family of artists of classical music and Spanish Folklore with influences of American rock and pop of the 90 ́. 

 

She began to compose at an early age and her first single Hoy, it was a finalist at La Removida, a musical talents competition, organised by National Radio of Spain under the label of Sony Music in 2014. From 2009 to 2013 was a member of the acclaimed choir EnclaveGospel performing all around Spain.

Her first album, Volver, was released on March 2017. A concept album based on the women's rights, climate change, oneiric journeys and love. An album of 9 songs with a fusion of Latin-pop-rock with delicate but powerful messages. She has performed at  venues such as Jazz Café, The Barbican, The Bedford, Bolivar Hall ,KOKO and Fashion week in Paris among others.

 

From 2015 she is the lead singer at the prestigious Latin/Jazz band Riamba performing all around the country. Now working on her next Album and collaborating in different music projects such as #Nosoloflamenco with David Gonzalez and Ignacio Monteverde & friends.

 

#GIGS

 

  • cancelled 22-05-2020 Riamba quintet at Chapel Arts Centre. Bath 

  • cancelled 18-04-2020 Ignacio Monteverde & Friends concert at St John's Hoxton

  • 13-02-2020 The Bolton Lean David #NOSOLOFLAMENCO Project

  • 20-02-2020 Private Event Belsize Park RIAMBA TRIO

  • 19-10-2019 Sunderland Riamba duo

  • 10-10-2019 The Bolton Lean David #NOSOLOFLAMENCO Project

  • 28-09-2019 Fashion Week Paris Riamba trio

  • 27-09-2019 Brixton Private Event Riamba duo Riamba

  • 26-09-2019 The Bolton Lean David #NOSOLOFLAMENCO Project

  • 24-08-2019 Private Event singing with ENCLAVEGOSPEL Gijon Spain

  • 20-06-2019 The Bolton Lean David #NOSOLOFLAMENCO Project

  • 08-03-2019 The Barbican Private Event International Women's day

  • 07-03-2019 Ignacio Lusardi Monteverde album launch

  • 18-08-2018 Private Event Darlington Festival

  • 03-07-2018 West Country Tour with the Latin/Jazz band Riamba

  • 30-06-2018 St Martins with Riamba

  • 25-03-2018 Spain Live Tour ¨Volver¨

  • 21-10-2017 Live at The Rocket Lea Soto & David Gonzalez

  • 02-10-2017 Live at The Yard Bar Lea Soto & David Gonzalez

  • 14-07-2017 Album Launch "Volver" Lea Soto Project FULL BAND at The Bedford

  • 03-07-2017 Live at St Moritz Club Lea Soto trio

  • 07-06-2017 Live at Fiddlers Elbow Lea Soto quartet

  • 07-04-2017 Hoxton Hall Live Riamba Opera House Theatre

  • 13-05-2017 Live at Mau Mau Bar Lea Soto quintet

  • 03-05-2017 Live at Apples & Pears Lea Soto trio acoustic

  • 13-02-2017 Resident Artist at Coya Restaurant

  • 27-12-2016 Live at Jazz Cafe with Diaspora Band

  • 30-10-2016 Live at Jazz Cafe Celebration of Cuban Music with Diaspora Band

  • 29-05-2016 Resident Artist at Hilton Hotel The Vic's Restaurant

  • 15-05-2016 Singer at Riamba Band London MOONWALK 2016

  • 14-05-2015 The Latin UK Awards (LUKAS) at KOKO

 
 
 

Photo By: Pilar Martin Bravo 

#M U S I C

 

VIDEO

with RIAMBA

with ENCLAVEGOSPEL

 
 

Album Volver

 

Producer and Sound Engineer: Ignacio Lusardi

Programmation: Ignacio Lusardi
Music and lyrics: Lea Soto

Collaborations and special thanks you to: Julio Iniesta, David Gonzalez, Enrique Blackie, Antonio Angulo, Sergio Garcia, Milagros Carnevale, Elisa Badolato, Andrea Soto, Raquel Soto, Paula Perez, y a mi madre.
Music Video: Elisa Badolato
Art & Music director: David Gonzalez

Mastering: Studios PKO

Photo By: Pilar Martin Bravo 

CONTACT

Booking & Management

info@leasoto.com