Carmen Gloria Pérez
Best Jazz EP Nominated Artist CARMEN GLORIA brings to you "The Art Of Love"
Carmen Gloria Pérez was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army, now a veteran, with a Bachelor of
Arts Degree in Government and International Politics from George Mason University. She
was born in The Bronx, New York and moved to Puerto Rico at the age of ten. She is a
member of SCBWI and is a writer, artist, award-winning actress, (experimental) short film
writer/director, and even co-wrote two songs in the Billboard Dance and UK Pop charts
(Emergency & Overload, as Carmen Perez). Her most recent music EP The Art Of Love was
nominated Best Jazz EP by the Independent Music Awards 2019 and received wonderful
reviews by The Smooth Jazz Ride & Jazz Reloaded blogs. “Pajarito,” a piece she co-
composed with late British producer Matt Powell, is also featured in the Café Del Mar ~
Dreams 9 album. After moving to Norway in 2017, she decided to focus on writing and
continue creating art. She launched her first children’s picture book series (Kid
Astronomy) as an author and illustrator, in which the first book Thank You Mercury made
the Best New Space Books 2019 list by Book Authority.
My Jazz Story
I love jazz because it has always connected me to truth.
I was first exposed to jazz as a child when dad really appreciated latin jazz and was a bass player for some popular salsa bands in the 80's