The Jazz Session #606: Claudia Acuña

Vocalist Claudia Acuña returns to talk about her album Duo (Ropeadope Records, 2022). In this interview, Claudia discusses the long road to an album of duets; singing music in Spanish for English-speaking audiences; collaborating as a vocalist with instruments that don’t play chords; the influence of Chick Corea; and more.


Theme Music: The Respect Sextet (
Logo: Sarah Walter
Intro Voice: Chuck Ingersoll (


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Author: Jason Crane