Susana O Trio

About us

Susana O, the new personal project by Cuban singer Susana Orta López, accompanied by Swiss pianist Nicolas Gerber and French percussionist Jean-Baptiste Baldazza, presents a captivating, intimate and touching musical universe; inspired by Afro-Cuban Yoruba songs and her own compositions, arranged with a touch of jazz and Afro-Cuban styles. Music recreates the bright excitement of the sun of the land she comes from. This cultural fusion can lead us to a state of bliss

with subtle emotions through the expression of these three exceptional musicians. Susana Orta López shines as her initials (SOL, ‘sun’ in Spanish) without even singing a single note, she is simply amazing! Shivers and smiles guaranteed!

Today’s critics place her within the tradition of great Cuban singers such as Celia Cruz or Omara Portuondo. Praised, she invites you to discover her quickly.

Susana O, the new personal project by Cuban singer Susana Orta López, accompanied by Swiss pianist Nicolas Gerber and French percussionist Jean-Baptiste Baldazza, presents a captivating, intimate and touching musical universe; inspired by Afro-Cuban Yoruba songs and her own compositions, arranged with a touch of jazz and Afro-Cuban styles. Music recreates the bright excitement of the sun of the land she comes from. This cultural fusion can lead us to a state of bliss with subtle emotions through the expression of these three exceptional musicians. Susana Orta López shines as her initials (SOL, ‘sun’ in Spanish) without even singing a single note, she is simply amazing! Shivers and smiles guaranteed!

Today’s critics place her within the tradition of great Cuban singers such as Celia Cruz or Omara Portuondo. Praised, she invites you to discover her quickly.

Nicolas Gerber

Piano & keyboards

Jazz pianist and rock keyboardist, Nicolas Gerber plays in different projects as a leader or sideman, most notably in: 60 Miles (jazz trio), Voices from the Desert (traditional Israeli poetry with jazz flavored music), Dawn (progressive rock), The Coockers (Joe Cocker tribute band). These projects led him to perform in Europe, Israel, China and South America.

He collaborated with different musicians such as Guillaume Perret, Cyril Regamey, Samuel Blaser, Lucien Dubuis, Lionel Friedli, Le Bel Hubert, Napoleon Washington, Tiza B., and many others.

contact@nicolasgerber.ch

 

Jean-Baptiste Baldazza

Percussion

Jean-Baptiste “Juan Palitos” is a very sensitive and experienced percussionist of French origin. A self-taught musician, he studied drums and Afro-Cuban percussion in France, Finland and Cuba. Passionate about travel, meetings, discoveries of different cultures and music, Jean-Baptiste works to develop and enrich all these influences through the essence of each of them.

jbbaldazza@hotmail.fr 

Nicolas Gerber

Piano & keyboards

Jazz pianist and rock keyboardist, Nicolas Gerber plays in different projects as a leader or sideman, most notably in: 60 Miles (jazz trio), Voices from the Desert (traditional Israeli poetry with jazz flavored music), Dawn (progressive rock), The Coockers (Joe Cocker tribute band). These projects led him to perform in Europe, Israel, China and South America.

He collaborated with different musicians such as Guillaume Perret, Cyril Regamey, Samuel Blaser, Lucien Dubuis, Lionel Friedli, Le Bel Hubert, Napoleon Washington, Tiza B., and many others.

contact@nicolasgerber.ch

 

Jean-Baptiste Baldazza

Percussion

Jean-Baptiste “Juan Palitos” is a very sensitive and experienced percussionist of French origin. A self-taught musician, he studied drums and Afro-Cuban percussion in France, Finland and Cuba. Passionate about travel, meetings, discoveries of different cultures and music, Jean-Baptiste works to develop and enrich all these influences through the essence of each of them.

jbbaldazza@hotmail.fr 

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