“Susana Raya is an amazing talent, and I find her performances deeply moving”. Ted Gioia, Jazz critic and historian 

“She´s brilliant!”. Martin Taylor, virtuoso fingerstyle guitarist.

“A pure, honest, unaffected voice, extremely musical and fantastic lyrics, great talent” Ira Coleman, musician

“Always love your creativity and sensitivity. An inspiring singer and player” David Hosler, Seven C Music

“In a perfect world, everyone would know her music” Bill Piburn, Fingerstyle Guitar Journal

“Your playing/singing are both brilliant –  the right emotion combined with a real jazz touch” Garrison Fewell, guitar player.

“I just love your work”. Lori Lieberman, singer-songwriter.

“Improviser full of fantasy and a sensitive interpreter” Luca Sabbatini, Tribune de Genéve.

“If you love Astrud Gilberto, you´ll adore Susana”, Fradley Garner, Jersey Jazz

 

Magazines

2014. Cover of Gitaarplus Magazine (Benelux)

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2013. “When Susana performs, a quiet comes over the room. The audience instantly realizes that what they´re hearing is special. This type of response is quite rare and indeed, magical. It speaks to the power of music when the artist is one with the instrument, one with the music, one with the audience”. Bill Piburn, Fingerstyle 360 magazine.

2013. Jersey Jazz.

2012. “An unsigned artist in Gioia´s The Jazz Standards“. Easy does it.

SPANISH PRESS

2012. “Lejos de las etiquetas”. El día de Córdoba. Spanish

2012. “De internet a los anales del jazz”. El País. Spanish

2012. “Reconozco que hacer canciones simples me ha costado mucho trabajo”. El día de Córdoba. Spanish

2011. “No hay otro camino que ser honesta contigo misma”. Diario Córdoba. Spanish

2011. “Con la guitarra puedo decir cosas imposibles de contar con la voz”.  El norte de Castilla. Spanish

2009. “La nueva gran dama del jazz español”. America Económica.Spanish

2009. Jam SessionSpanish

2008. “SR pone música a la canción La felicidad de Soled Giménez”. El diario Córdoba. Spanish