Raquel Cepeda is a Jazz Singer and Songwriter who brings the best styles and rhythms from around the world to the refined language and aesthetics of Jazz. A highly regarded singer who has shared the stage with Jazz legends such as Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis. A performer whose interpretative quality, approach to story telling, and multi-cultural style has the ability to reach and move the hearts and ears of the most demanding and diverse audiences. She was featured at the 1st Latin Jazz Festival of Houston in 2018, as well as the Brazilian Food and Music Festival in 2019, and has performed with the Kingwood Pops Orchestra. 
Raquel performs extensively in Houston where she resides, producing important concerts including her Annual “Jazz on Valentine’s” held at the Match Theater on Valentine’s Day, and is highly requested for many public and private performances.  
Fluent in various languages such as English, Spanish, and Portuguese, Raquel has performed abroad in Caracas, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro.



TAKE 5: Jazz, Venezuelan Style

HOUSTON TX | MATCH THEATER | Friday September 30, 2022
8:00 - 10:00 pm 
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Raquel Cepeda's album "Passion" was nominated for the
Pepsi Music Awards 2020


"Without any doubt, one of the best albums of the year with the Latin Jazz label"

DJ El chino, El Solar del Jazz Latin Club, Cali Colombia

"Passion is absolutely an album to die for"

Raul Da Gama, The Latin Jazz Network, Toronto, Canada

Raquel Cepeda with her band in different ensemble formats is available for your upcoming event, whether it is your wedding, your corporate party, an upcoming birthday celebration, a large music festival or an intimate home concert. Impress your guests with the classiest and most unique choice of live music and jazz entertainment that Houston has to offer.

Her band formats include a duo to a septet. As a septet, she regularly presents concerts at theaters and festivals. Cepeda will personally work the repertoire with you and can curate a selection focused on either Swing American Jazz classics, Latin Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Venezuelan Jazz or present a tasteful combination of all of the above. With an exquisite vocal performance, repertoire and arrangements, your attendees will remember your event for years to come.

Raquel Cepeda and her band are passport ready, and available for out of town and international engagements.