Laura Andrea Leguía

Appearing in ¡CELEBRACIÓN!, saxophonist and composer Laura Andrea Leguía has participated in Gabriel Alegría’s Afro-Peruvian jazz projects since their inception in the year 2000. She contributed the title track of the album Un Rezo and is featured prominently on two tracks on Nuevo Mundo. Leguía has toured the USA, Latin America, Europe and Canada with various Afro-Peruvian jazz projects and her performing and recording credits include work with Ingrid Jensen, Maria Schneider, Natalie Cole and Ndugu Chancler. She has a bachelor’s degree in jazz studies from the University of Southern California and is currently the Executive Producer of Jazz Peru International’s Festival Jazz Perú.

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