“Sophisticated Ladies – A tribute to Women Composers in Jazz” is a project conceived and created by Giuliana Soscia, a magnifying glass on the female universe, seen through the composition and arrangement in the jazz field. Giuliana Soscia presents some of her original compositions and arrangements of songs by famous jazz musicians who have left an indelible mark in the history of jazz such as Carla Bley, Toshiko Akiyoshi and Maria Schneider, all composers and arrangers and conductors of jazz orchestras.
Giuliana Soscia pianist, composer, arranger and conductor of jazz, performs with projects and her compositions in the most important festivals and theaters in the world (Italy, Vietnam, India, France, Brazil, Peru, Ethiopia, Turkey, United Kingdom, etc. ), making many recordings with important labels: Universal Music, BAM International, Alfamusic, Splasc (h), Wide, Alman Music, etc. She directed the National Jazz Orchestra of the Italian Conservatories and the Parthenopea Jazz Orchestra, soloist with the Scottisch Jazz Orchestra, PMJO and many others. She is currently engaged with the Giuliana Soscia Indo Jazz Project, an Italian-Indian ensemble. He writes and implements projects for the Jazz Orchestra. She boasts prestigious collaborations with Dave Douglas, Paolo Fresu, Tommy Smith, Roberto De Simone, Luis Bakalov, Roberto Fabbriciani, Raed Khoshaba, Maurizio Giammarco, Pino Jodice, Quyen Thien Dac, Giancarlo Schiaffini, Paolo Damiani, Enzo Favata, Sainkho Namtchylak, Mario Marzi, Javier Girotto, Ada Montellanico, etc. She has always been teaching with a Masterclass in Conservatories in Jazz Composition, piano and jazz accordion.