LUBA is a musician who has worked professionally in New York City for well over a decade. She currently lives and works on St.John, USVI. A graduate of the prestigious New School Jazz and Contemporary Music Program in New York City, LUBA began her early career as a jazz singer in New York clubs.

She has appeared regularly at the Zinc Bar with acclaimed guitarist Ron Affif, and has worked with such well-known jazz musicians as Garry Dial, Terre Roche, Ray Gallon (Birdland), Avishai Cohen (Deanna's), Steve Kirby (Sign of the Dove), Harry Whitaker (Smalls, Cupping Room), Neal Miner (Birdland), Michael Howell (Cupping Room), Walter Perkins, Al Harewood, Ron Jackson, Nicki Perrott, Essiet Essiet, Omer Avital, Herman Foster, Ugonna Okegwo, Freddie Bryant, and as a back-up singer for Ronda Ross.

Over the years, her repertoire has broadened to include many styles and songs from various genres  - most notably Soul, R&B, pop, as well as rock and some originals.

LUBA was born in St.Petersburg, Russia and raised in the United States. First trained as a Classical pianist, and later as a Jazz pianist as well, she comes from a family of several prominent Classical musicians.

LUBA earned her Master's Degree in Music Education from Teacher's College at Columbia University and currently makes her home in St. John, where she performs regularly with her own band, as a solo act,  and as a guest artist with other groups.

LUBA is on faculty at the University of Virgin Islands as a Vocal Instructor, as well as Vocal/Piano Instructor at the St. John School of the Arts.

LUBA has been a Yoga practitioner for many years, loves hiking, swimming and healthy foods. She is a proud mother of three beautiful daughters.


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In recital with Garry Dial


The Lamp is Low

Baby all the Time

The Man I love