“[Julia Vari] blew one right out of the park [at Vitello’s Los Angeles]. Her performance was pure perfection. She has the voice of an angel who swings her heart out, and her poise and command of the stage is mesmerizing and captivating. I felt like I was in the presence of mastery.”
– Debra Graff, Sleepless in Studio City, Los Angeles .
“[Julia Vari] has positioned herself as one of the most important Lat American jazz singers of our time.”
– Fabian Vazquez, CIO Noticias TV .
“Julia Vari exudes energy and talent”
– Instituto Mexicano de Cultura.
“[Julia Vari] demonstrated why she is considered one of the most outstanding jazz singers in the international scene.”
– Yahoo! Celebrities.
“[Julia] is known as ‘the feminine voice of jazz,’ although we could also call her ‘the woman who makes you fall in love with her voice.’ ”
– Salvador Aguilera, Mexican newspaper Esto.
Recognized for her extraordinary stage presence, outstanding vocal technique, and thoughtful and unique musical arrangements, multilingual singer-pianist Julia Vari is currently one of the most well-known jazz artists in Latin America and has performed at the most important festivals and theaters throughout Latin America and Spain. Her most recent albums, “Lumea: songs of the world in jazz” (including world music arrangements in seven different languages) and “Adoro” (Mexican music in jazz), immediately soared to the “Top 5” on the jazz 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 and Spain such as: Mexico City’s National Auditorium “Lunario” Theater, the Zocalo (Mexico City’s main plaza), Carifesta International Festival (Port au Prince, Haiti), CLAZZ Continental Latin Jazz Festival, Bogui Jazz Hall (Madrid, Spain), Garufa Theater (Corunha, Spain), CEIBA International Festival (Tabasco, Mexico), Pablo Villavicencio Theater (Sinaloa, Mexico), IGA Theater (Guatemala), Fedenador Theater (Ecuador), KAKV Cultural Forum (Alicante, Spain), Museo del Chico (Colombia), and FEPADE Theater (El Salvador), and Jose Alfredo Jimenez International Festival, among many others. She has also participated in many well-known Mexican and international radio and TV programs.
Julia recently relocated to Los Angeles, where she is preparing her next album and excited about sharing her music with the U.S. and the rest of the world!