A master vocalist with virtuoso chops, LUBA MASON has created her third solo CD MIXTURA as a genre-bending musical journey. MIXTURA
is a message about the importance of art as a medium of freedom of expression and life without boundaries.
Born in Queens, N.Y., a rst generation Slovak American and wife of Latin superstar RUBEN BLADES, Luba has released two other critically- acclaimed albums: KRAZY LOVE (Sunnyside Records) and COLLAGE (PS Classics). Luba was a guest vocalist on Blades’ 2003 Grammy-Award winning CD MUNDO.
Having toured the US and abroad, Luba has been a featured performer at the Panama Jazz Festival opening for WAYNE SHORTER, DANILO PEREZ and CHUCHO VALDEZ and has headlined Havana, Cuba’s 40th International Music Festival and Costa Rica’s International Music Festival. U.S. highlights include Jazz at Lincoln Center w/WYNTON MARSALIS and his band, Radio CityMusic Hall w/ PAUL SIMON, Dizzy’s Coca-Cola, Catalina Bar & Grill, Yoshi’s, Blue Note and others.
A graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (Drama), Luba has performed in 8 B’way shows including: CHICAGO, JEKYLL & HYDE, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS..., THE CAPEMAN and others. Some featured dramatic roles on TV include: FOREVER, PERSON OF INTEREST and LAW & ORDER. Luba is the recipient of the 2013 New York Musical Theater Festival (NYMF) Award for “Outstanding Individual Performance” and the 2015 Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award Nominee for “Best Featured Actress” in the Off B’way musical PRETTY FILTHY.