Liz Rosa


Liz Rosa is a Brazilian singer based in New York City. Born in Natal, Liz began her musical career in 2002 at age of sixteen. After establishing her presence in the northeast of Brazil, she moved in 2007 to Rio de Janeiro. In 2012, she released her debut album "LIZ ROSA" (distributed by Som Livre) garnering attention from listeners and critics in Brazil. Since the release, Liz has performed at some of the most important venues in Brazil such as Vivo Rio (Rio de Janeiro), Clube do Choro de Brasilia (Brasília) and Blue Note São Paulo (São Paulo). She has also appeared on national TV shows and has performed with well-known Brazilian artists including João Bosco, João Donato and Roberto Menescal.

Her international debut occurred in 2013 at the II Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival (Cotai, MO). Since then Liz Rosa has performed at several festivals and jazz clubs around the world such as Festival Internacional de Jazz de Punta del Este (Punta del Este, UY), Rigas Ritmi Festival (Riga, LV), Złota Tarka Traditional Old Jazz Meeting (Ilawa, PL), Jazz at The Lyric (Toronto, CA), Hot Club de Portugal (Lisbon, PT), Stowe Jazz Festival (Stowe, US), Cola Jazz Festival (Columbia, US) and Jazzahead (Bremen, DE).
In 2016, Liz Rosa moved to New York City to explore new levels of her musical development. Since then she has been performing at esteemed jazz clubs including Mezzrow, 55 Bar, Jazz Forum, Zinc, The Django, Birdland, to name a few.
In April 2021, Liz released the single and videoclip “Bem de leve”, a collaboration with the American pianist, composer and arranger Misha Piatigorsky. In December of the same year, Ms. Rosa and Mr. Piatigorsky landed in Portugal where they started recording the singer's new album at the renowned Canoas Studio.
In 2022, Liz went on tour with Misha Piatigorsky’s Trio, featuring the trumpeter and jazz singer Benny Benack III. The performances took place in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Brasília (Brazil), Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil), São Paulo (Brazil), New York (USA), Miami (USA) and Boston (USA).
This year, Ms. Rosa premieres the show “Liz Rosa sings Transversal do Tempo”, a tribute the to the emblematic Elis Regina’s show from 1977, in preparation for the release of her new album in August 2023.

Watch here Liz Rosa Quartet:
"Bem de leve" -
"Wave" -
"O morro não tem vez (Favela)" -

Watch here Liz Rosa & João Bosco:
"Incompatibilidade de gênios" -
"Desenho de giz" -