“Tessa souter, who comes to Pizza Express Jazz Club on 18 November as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, talks about the life=changing personal discoveries that led to her upcoming album Picture in Black and White.”  LONDON JAZZ NEWS, INTERVIEW ABOUT PICTURE IN BLACK AND WHITE. BY SEBASTIAN SCOTNEY READ

“Tessa Souter is known as a New York City singer-songwriter, but her biography runs much deeper. She’s taken a few detours on her way to the jazz clubs.” ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE, ‘TESSA SOUTER SETS HER STORY TO MUSIC’ BY JEFF SPEVAC READ

“Tessa Souter is a jazz vocalist who truly embraces her audience. Come to hear her beautiful voice at the 55 Bar, Blue Note, Joe’s Pub or Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola in New York, or Blues Alley in DC, and she can often be seen greeting and hugging her longtime fans. That authenticity and warmth embodies each of Tessa’s performances.” WAT’S PROUST QUESTIONNAIRE BY CHARLENE GIAMETTI READ 

Souter’s career began in writing, through which she established a voice. On paper her words were already singing. She officially dropped that voice in the roiling pond of the New York City music scene in 1999, where she has been beguiling audiences ever since. OF BEAUTIFUL BOYS AND ELEGANT GIRLS: A REVIEW AND INTERVIEW WITH TESSA SOUTER BY TYRAN GRILLO ON ECM REVIEWS READ