Bio: Diva Taunia is an award-winning professional vocalist, radio host, musical director and choreographer, and music educator.
Heralded by jazz greats Herb Pomeroy and Terrance Blanchard as a “powerful vocalist with a warm, rich sound,” she has just relocated to the Los Angeles, CA area after perfor...See Full Bio
"Do You Trust Me, a head-bopping, Taunia Soderquist-penned and -led number, but without all that sloppy remixing and overinstrumentation. I particularly like the clean rhythm and the beat-driving bass, along with the vocals over percussion in the bridge. Soderquist also leads the re-invention of Summertime, demonstrating a vocal range any female would envy. This is the piece that exemplifies the monster power of Vote for Pedro, with difficult dissonant chords, a complex rhythm section, and not-to-be-taken-lightly scat section performed by one of the male group members (uncredited). Like "Stand by Me" on Blue Jupiter's break-out masterpiece Ear Candy, Summertime stands out as one of those a cappella innovations that will be remembered as genre-bending and breakthough."