Alessa Rio Inspired
She sings with the flair of her South American roots. Her voice is expressive, sultry and soothing. Alessa grew up with Salsa rhythms, Peruvian waltzes, Afro-Peruvian and Brazilian music influence in her native Lima. In live presentations she sings Brazilian Jazz, Samba, Salsa, Bolero, Cumbia, Gypsy Rumba and Afro- Brazilian music. Alessa sings in Portuguese, English and Spanish languages. Besides live performances at Night Clubs, Festivals, Concerts and Fund raisers. Alessa has performed at the Hollywood Palladium with Afro-Brazil at the annual carnival night. Also appeared with 'Viver Brazil' at the Hollywood Bowl for the opening season of summer concerts at the bowl with Carlinhos Brown as the headliner. Alessa also made a guest appearance at Le Blue Note in Paris-France with Nazare Pereira. During 'Carnaval 2001', in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Alessa performed at the 'Museum of Image and Sound' with Caixa Preta and with Unidos do Mundo (escola de samba) at the LAPA's carnival concert. Alessa and her 10-piece band played for the 'Veranazo 2002' concert VIP party at the Gene Autry Museum. Summer of 2004 at the Levitt Pavilion Concert Series, Pasadena California.