Dynamic yet elegant, Latin American jazz-world music artist Julia Vari has dazzled audiences with her extraordinary stage presence and outstanding vocal technique at the most important festivals and theaters throughout the world, including recent performances at Mexico City’s National Auditorium, the CARIFESTA International Festival in Haiti, Harlem Jazz Club in Barcelona, National Arts Center in Ottawa, and Vitello’s E Spot in Los Angeles. This outstanding singer, pianist and composer is now based in Southern California and is currently working on her new album.
Julia's versatility allows her to offer a variety of shows, from intimate piano-vocals to a five-musician band, from Mexican boleros to jazz to bossa to pop.
“[Julia Vari] has positioned herself as one of the most important Latin American jazz artists of our time.”
- Fabian Vazquez, CIO Noticias TV
“Julia Vari exudes energy and talent” – Mexican Cultural Institute.
“[Julia Vari] demonstrated why she is considered one of the most outstanding jazz singers in the international scene.” - Yahoo! Celebrities
Julia Vari is currently one of the most well-known jazz-fusion artists in Latin America and has performed at the most important festivals and theaters throughout the region. Her most recent albums, “Lumea: songs of the world in jazz” (including world music arrangements in seven different languages) and “Adoro” (Mexican music in fusion arrangements), immediately soared to the “Top 5” on the jazz-world music charts throughout Latin America, competing with artists such as Diana Krall and Michael Buble, and consequently allowing Julia to share the stage and collaborate with musical icons such as Arturo Sandoval and Armando Manzanero.
Julia Vari was born with music in her blood, as her mother is a pianist and her father plays the guitar. After having studying voice, piano, theory and composition at the prestigious Eastman School of Music, as well as musical theater at New York University, Julia has traveled around the world participating in different concerts and musical events, and sings in eight different languages. She is known for her fusions of music from different countries, languages and genres into fresh and original jazz arrangements.
Since her return to music in 2011, Julia has performed on stages throughout Latin America, Europe and USA such as:
- Mexico City’s National Auditorium “Lunario” Theater
- Zocalo (Mexico City’s main plaza)
- Vitellos (Los Angeles)
- Dizzy’s Jazz Club (San Diego)
- Carifesta International Festival (Haiti)
- CLAZZ Continental Latin Jazz Festival
- San Miguel de Allende International Jazz Festival
- Bogui Jazz Hall (Madrid, Spain)
- Garufa Theater (Galicia, Spain)
- CEIBA International Festival (Tabasco, Mexico)
- Pablo Villavicencio Theater (Sinaloa, Mexico)
- IGA Theater (Guatemala)
- Fedenador Theater (Ecuador)
- FEPADE Theater (El Salvador)
Jazz, Pop, Piano