Luba Mason

@ Subrosa – Shows @ 8PM & 9:30PM (Doors @ 7PM & 9PM)


Her ground­breaking new show called MIXTURA ®, featuring MD/ arranger/ and vibraphonist Felipe Fournier, takes it’s audience on a genre ­ bending ride of different musical styles in one eventful evening. MIXTURA ® is a musical format, a new musical genre… that mixes up different songs and stylistic elements from the world of Jazz, Pop, B’way, Latin and International Music. MIXTURA® is a blend of different musical currents. A music lover’s evening that’s unpredictable and fresh!

Luba Mason is “a powerfully emotional song interpreter” (ALL MUSIC GUIDE), blessed with “a celestial voice” (LOS ANGELES TIMES). The classically trained singer, pianist and actor with the impressive Broadway pedigree, really knocks you out with her stunning vocal range.

Native New Yorker, first generation Slovak American and wife of Latin superstar Ruben Blades, Luba has released two critically­ acclaimed albums : KRAZY LOVE (Sunnyside Records) debuting her impressive song writing skills executing a “cool, Brazilian mood” featuring Jimmy Haslip (Yellowjackets), Renato Neto (Prince), world­renowned flautist Hubert Laws and her husband 14 time Grammy winner Ruben Blades and COLLAGE (PS Classics), a beautiful marriage of Latin, pop, jazz and poetry. In addition to her solo albums, Luba was a guest vocalist on Blades’ 2003 Grammy­Award winning CD MUNDO. Having toured the US and abroad, Luba has been a featured performer at the Panama Jazz Festival opening for Wayne Shorter, Danilo Perez and Chucho Valdez and has headlined Havana, Cuba’s 40th International Music Festival and Costa Rica’s International Music Festival. In the U.S., she has performed at Catalina Bar & Grill, Yoshi’s, Blue Note, Iridium amongst others and most recently with her husband at Jazz at Lincoln Center w/Wynton Marsalis and his band.

A graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (Drama), Luba has performed in 8 B’way shows including : Chicago, Jekyll & Hyde and How To Succeed In Business… Some featured dramatic roles on TV include : Forever, Person Of Interest and Law & Order. Luba is the recipient of the 2013 New York Musical Theater Festival (NYMF) Award for “Outstanding Individual Performance” and the 2015 Lucille Lortel Award Nominee for “Best Featured Actress in a Musical”.

“A voice as big and rich as a star – filled sky.” – Jazz Times

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June 18, 2015