Carmen Souza: The Silver Messengers

Carmen Souza is from Cape Verde and claims to have found great affinity with the music of Horace Silver, another with close connections to the region. She has chosen eight of Silver’s best known compositions and where none already exist, has added her own lyrics. She has also written lyrics to three originals to fill out the programme with music supplied by Theo Pascal and Moacir Santos. Kicking off with Soul Searching, in which Horace wrote music and lyrics, she t
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