Houston Singer Raquel Cepeda Nominated for the Pepsi Music Awards in Venezuela for ‘Best Jazz Album’
Houston July 21, 2020. For Immediate Release
Houston based singer Raquel Cepeda has been nominated in the category of 'Best Jazz Album’ for the Pepsi Music Awards 2020 in Venezuela for her album “Passion - Latin Jazz”.
Cepeda, a geologist who came to Houston to work for the Oil Industry in 2005, is originally from Venezuela, and after more than 15 years of practicing music and science in parallel, took a leap of faith in 2015 to dedicate herself completely to music.
“Passion”, released in October 2019, is Cepeda’s second album as a soloist, and it includes 5 original pieces. The album presents a journey through the diverse styles and languages of Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian, Venezuelan, and Argentinean music elegantly integrated with American swing.