Biography

Sofia Rubina-Hunter is a well known Estonian jazz and soul singer.

She has performed in many jazz festivals around Europe and has participated in several jazz competitions such as : Lady Summertime, Sony Jazz Stage, Nomme Jazz, The VOICE Russia & more...

2009 she studied in Usa at Berklee College of Music and was accepted to Berklee Global Jazz  Institute program directed by Danilo Perez and Marco Pignataro. In this program  Sofia was giving an opportunity to perform all over the world as well as historic jazz clubs such as Blue Note in NYC. 

“Parts of my performances are improvisations. I enjoy being playful on the stage and I always want to surprise the audience”- Sofia Rubina-Hunter.

Sofia over 20 years of singing career released 5 albums and over 20 singles.

Her jazz album " In The Land Of OO-Bla-Dee" released 2016  won the best jazz album  prize at Estonian Music Award ceremony.

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FESTIVALS:

JAZZKAAR - Estonia

KAUNAS JAZZ - Lithuania

RIGAS RITMI - Latvia

PANAMA JAZZ -Panama

TRIUMPH OF JAZZ - Moscow

USADBA JAZZ -Moscow

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY - Romania

SIENA JAZZ - Italy

SÕRU JAZZ - Hiiumaa,EE

MUHU JUUJÄÄB - Saaremaa,EE

NÕMME JAZZ - Estonia

PORI JAZZ - Finland 

WORLD JAZZ - Latvia

JZ JAZZ - China, Shanghai

NINE GATES FESTIVAL- CHINA,Bejdjing

WEISE JAZZ- SARANSK, RUSSIA

HOTEL DE VILLE- Kazan, RUSSIA

AWARDS:

YOUNG HOPE OF JAZZ 2009  (JAZZKAAR)

Lady Summertime Competition - first place

Nõmme jAzz Competition - first place

Kaks Takti Ette -ETV competition

Laulukarussell - ETV competition

THE VOICE, Russia - 1TV competition

POBEDITEL ,Russia - 1Tv Show

Estonian Music Award 2016- Jazz Album of The Year

Emporio Music Festival 3 - Finalist 

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