Since her 2004 recording debut, jazz vocalist Tessa Souter’s gorgeous voice and penchant for exploring strikingly beautiful music mostly untouched by other vocalists has set her apart as “one of the few exceptional standouts in the crowded field of female jazz singers.” – Los Angeles Times. She She has appeared all over the world, from the Blue Note, New York to the Blue Notes in Shanghai and Beijing, SF Jazz, Dizzy’s and has been invited back multiple times to the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, where in 2015 she was one of only four musicians to be filmed by PBS Television for her own one-hour special (broadcast over 92 networks), and in 2017, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle singled her out as “the one performer not to miss” over the entire nine-day festival. is wowing audiences from the Philharmonic halls of Russia – multiple sell-out tours – to the jazz clubs of Manhattan with her emotional depth, striking authenticity, charismatic stage presence and cracking humor.