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Reshaping the sounds of her homeland

With flair, jazz vocalist connects with her Latin American roots

DL MEDIA “There’s something that comes so naturally singing in your own language,’’ says Buenos Aires-born Sofia Rei Koutsovitis.
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“There’s something that comes so naturally singing in your own language,’’ says Buenos Aires-born Sofia Rei Koutsovitis. (Dl Media)
By Andrew Gilbert
Globe Correspondent / March 14, 2010

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Sofia Rei Koutsovitis may have been born and raised in Buenos Aires, but the first time a New England Conservatory classmate asked her to participate in a concert by singing a nueva canción standard, she bristled at the presumption. After all, the jazz-besotted vocalist didn’t travel 5,000 miles to explore the music of her parents. (Full article: 810 words)

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