SUMA is Sue Hadjopoulos on percussion / vocals.
Marianne Lerbs on guitars / vocals.
SUMA offers a mix of traditional Latin Musical styles with contemporary Jazz, Rock, and Blues.
SUMA’s repertoire of rhythms include Bossa Nova, Samba, Bolero. Son, Salsa, Flamenco and Gypsy Pop.
SUMA’s appealing mix of styles is also reflected in their multilingual delivery of songs in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. The engaging vocals and powerful percussion always deliver an irresistible performance.
Both musicians are veterans of live music arenas and concert venues.
Sue Hadjopoulos , a native New Yorker of Puerto-Rican/Greek descent, has worked with diverse artists including Cyndi Lauper, Joe Jackson, Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin, Simple Minds and B-52s, among others.
Marianne Lerbs, from Venezuela, has been a longtime festival performer, with vocal credits that include recording with famous blues musicians Tony O (Top Pine Perkins), Billy Big Eyes and Bob Stroger (Muddy Waters), Reverend Billy Wirtz, and a 6 year run as the Maja Gitana duo, delivering Gypsy Pop music from Florida to New Orleans with gifted violinist Janine Newfield.