"Johnny's voice is easy and smooth, with a distinctive, creative bent and a light vibrato like John Pizzarelli".
Fred Bouchard - Downbeat Magazine
"Trumpeter and vocalist Johnny Souza has an incredibly strong and pure tone as well as a fluid attack that produces well articulated, melodic lines. With his latest release "Meet Me In The City", Souza has once again raised the bar of jazz trumpet."
Eric Cohen, Music Director - WAER - Jazz 88 - Syracuse, NY
Trumpeter/Singer/Composer Johnny Souza is an alumnus of
Berklee College of Music where he majored in music performance.
Johnny performs a wide variety of music including classic & contemporary jazz and selections from the Great American Songbook. Johnny and his band can be found performing at festivals, fairs, fundraisers, political events, corporate events, concert settings, upscale restaurants, hotel lounges and jazz clubs.
A listing of past performance venues can be found here.
Johnny has two recordings as leader to his credit. Comprised of classic standards along with Johnny's original compositions, these recordings have received a high level of airplay on radio stations across the country. Johnny's original song "Boston Hub of my Heart" has received rave reviews and has been played at Fenway Park and performed live at Boston Symphony Hall.
photo by Denise Maccaferri