Alex is a professional Spanish singer/backing vocalist and composer from Madrid, Spain, also known as Lea Soto. In London, she has sung in different wedding, private events and venues such as Jazz Café, Hilton, Coya Mayfair, Bolivar Hall, Cubana and KOKO among others.
Vocalist of Riamba Latin/jazz band and Barrio 6, Latin/pop style. She is a versatile singer with multi-cultural fusions including Latin, bolero, flamenco, tango, soul and gospel. She has sung in many Private Parties, Corporate Events and Weddings all over the UK & Spain.
Starting as a solo singer with high-quality backing tracks and extending to a full 7 piece band. Her talent brings to us a unique, exciting mix of popular hits to guarantee a great evening.
Alexandra Soto• Nov. 3, 2017
"We hired Alexandra to organise a 20's theme for my cousin 40th Birthday and it was amazing!
She didn't missed a detail and all the guest really enjoyed the evening."
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
Alex is a versatile latin singer-songwriter from Madrid with descent from Costa Rica and Peru, with a long repertoire of Latin and Tropical styles such as reggae, salsa, pop, rock, reggaeton, Cuban son!
What are the highlights of your career?
In London, I`ve sung in different private events and venues such as Jazz Café, Hilton, Coya, Bolivar Hall, Cuban and KOKO among others. She is lead vocalist of Riamba band and Barrio 6, both latin/jazz/bossa/pop bands style and producer of Lea Soto project, with a spanish/pop/folk and american unique sound
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
Versatility of music styles in both Spanish & English.
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Private events, Wedding, Restaurants and corporate events.
Who are your previous clients?
Jazz Cafe Tia Maria Restaurant Coya Mayfair Cubana Waterloo Cubana Smithfields Trader Vics Hilton Hotel
How can event planners pay for your services?
It depends of different factors such as band size, travelling distance, PA requirements, timings etc.
How long do you play for?
Normally up to 2 hours over a 3 hour period. Negotiable. 2 sets of 45 mints or 3 of 30 minuts.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes, I´ve got my own PA but not lighting.
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes. I´ve got a public liability insurance and the equipment is 'PAT' tested.
How much space do you require?
Small spaces for solo/duo or trio. More space required for the 6+Band.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Of course. I´ll learn one or two songs requested
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
Normally 1 break of 15 minuts between slots.
BAMBOLEO – Gipsy Kings
ME QUEDO EN SEVILLA – Pata Negra
LA CAMISA NEGRA – Juanes
EL MUERTO VIVO – Peret
LA FLACA – Jarabe de Palo
UNA LAGRIMA CALLO EN LA ARENA – Peret
MARIA MARIA – Santana
MACARENA – Los del rio
LA BAMBA – Ritchie Valens
MY WAY – Gipsy Kings
VOLARE – Gipsy Kings
VOLVER – Estrella Morente
VOLANDO VOY – Camaron
ECHO DE MENOS – Kiko Veneno
KETAMA – Flor de Lis
NO PUEDO QUITAR MIS OJOS DE TI – Alba Molina
ALGO CONTIGO – Vicentico
CALAITO – Paco Ortega
CORAZON ESPINADO – Santana
MARIA – Ricky Martin
EL CUARTO DE TULA – Buenavista Social Club
QUIMBARA – Celia Cruz
YO VIVIRE/I WILL SURVIVE – Celia Cruz
LA NEGRA TOMASA – Buenavista Social Club
CARNAVAL – Celia Cruz
CHAN CHAN – Buenavista Social Club
GUANTANAMERA – Tradicional
EL CARRETERO – Buenavista Social Club
OYE COMO VA – Celia Cruz
MANISERO – Tradicional
EL TALISMAN – Rosana
SABOR A MI – Los Panchos
ME GUSTAS TU – Manu Chau
MI TIERRA – Gloria Estefan
CUBA LIBRE – Gloria Estefan
AYER – Gloria Estefan
O Sole Mio – Eduardo di Capua
Mambo Italiano – Bob Merrill
Una notte a Napoli – Pink Martini
Two guitars – Ivan Vassiliev and Apollon Grigoriev
Quizas, Quizas, Quizas – Pink Martini
Djelem Djelem – Barcelona Gipsy Klezmer Orchestra
Donde Estas, Yolanda – Pink Martini
Historia de un Amor – Luz Casal
Santa Maria – Gotan Project
Dark Gipsy – Al Marconi
Opa Tsupa – Les deux Guitares
Take the Lead – Tango
Por una Cabeza – Carlos Gardel
Leonard Cohen - Dance Me to the End of Love
Amado mio – Pink Martini
Sway – Pink Martini
Una Musica Brutal – Gotan Project
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps – Halie Loren
Ai se eu te pego – Michel Telo
Agua de beber – Joao Gilberto
Carolina – Seu Jorge
Chega de Saudades – Joao Gilberto
Flor de lis – Djavan
Mas que nada – Sergio Mendes
Desafinado – Joao Gilberto
Manah de Carnaval – Tradicional
Girl of Ipanema – Joao Gilberto
So danco samba – Joao Gilberto
Samba de una nota so – Joao Gilberto
Hotel california – Bossa Nova cover
Stand by me – Bossa Nova cover
How deep is your love – Bossa Nova cover
Sunday Morning Maroon 5 – Bossa Cover
If i Ain't got you – Sweet Bossa
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars Bossa Cover
ADDICTED TO YOU – SHAKIRA
GET LUCKY – DAFT PUNK
HAPPY – P. WILLIAMS
WAKA WAKA – SHAKIRA
BAILANDO – ENRIQUE IGLESIAS
LOBA – SHAKIRA
DESPACITO – LUIS FONSI FT DRAKE
LOCA – SHAKIRA
LA TORTURA – ALEJANDRO SANZ & SHAKIRA
LET´S GET LOUD LOBA – JENNIFER LOPEZ
PROCURA – DLG
LA QUIERO A MORIR – DLG
VALIO LA PENA – MARK ANTHONY
YO VIVIRE – CELIA CRUZ
YO VIVIRE – MARK ANTHONY
ENGLISH MAN IN NY – STING
HOTEL CALIFORNIA – THE EAGLES
GET LUCKY – DAFT PUNK
HAPPY – P. WILLIAMS
ALL NIGHT LONG – LIONEL RITCHIE
MAN IN THE MIRROR – MICHAEL JACKSON
BLACK OR WHITE – MICHAEL JACKSON
CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OUT OF YOU – FRANKIE VALLI
EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE – THE POLICE
PURPLE RAIN – PRINCE
FAITH – GEORGE MICHAEL
I’M YOURS – JASON MRAZ
AINT NO MOUNTAIN – MARVIN GAYE
LET’S STAY TOGETHER – AL GREEN
STAND BY ME – BEN E.KING
THREE LITTLE BIRDS – BOB MARLEY