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Lisa Casalino LA Jazz Singer / Press

“We've just added Lisa Casalino's "I'm old fashioned". Lisa always does a great job on any song she decides to do and has her own individual style which makes her perfect for our show. Listener's love her voice. I get more calls asking who was that? She has a great future doing originals and standards.”

Jim Stone - Big Band Swing

“What more do you need than a great voice that knows how to command a song and a back up crew that plays like they do it for the love of it. This set has it all on the ball and is a sure fire winner for the straight ahead jazz vocal fan. Mixing originals with chestnuts in fine style, Casalino shows what it’s like to be playing a the top of your game. Hot stuff throughout.”

“We've just added Lisa Casalino's "I'm old fashioned". Lisa always does a great job on any song she decides to do and has her own individual style which makes her perfect for our show. Listener's love her voice. I get more calls asking who was that? She has a great future doing originals and standards.”

Jim Stone WLNZ Lansing, MI - Big Band Swing

““Lisa Casalino – INTRODUCING LISA CASALINO: When you put a young new vocalist together with powerful jazz players, you’ve got a combo that can’t be beat. Lisa’s voice is sultry, to be sure… just check out this vid clip for her performance on “The Good Stuff“… the tune, in Lisa’s most capable hands, has her vamping better than any of those old-days teasers! “Easy Street” carries that trad right on down the road… smooth & sexy, from the opening note to the last chord! The guitar intro on “Dream Dancing” is simply beautiful, and the tune moves with high energy all the way through… great track & great vocal. Any way you listen, this is jazz with taste, & it will stay high on your playlists for a long time to come. I give Lisa & crew a MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, especially if vocal jazz is what you love. “EQ” (energy quotient) rating is 4.97. Get more information at Lisa’s page. Rotcod Zzaj ” Rotcod Zzaj - Improvijazzation Nation”

Rotcod Zza - Improvijazzation Nation

“CASALINO ENTERTAINMENT LISA CASALINO/Introducing: What Carl Jefferson was to Concord, Matt Domber is to Florida jazz, even if this isn’t an Arbors release. Hell, it does have the tent poles of the Arbors sound all over it, with Harry Allen added for good measure. Casalino has become the proverbial big fish in the smallish pond as it seems she gotten herself into everything locally jazz over the last 15 years in the Tampa area. The pomo twinkle in her eye and voice tell you she’s certainly a jazz singer, but she doesn’t bring any of the diva or clip joint thrush vibe to the proceedings. This is a girl that likes a good time and knows how to share it. Mixing some originals with the standards, her long over due debut recording is a nice mixed bag where everything is served well done. Yep, one seriously fun, tasty treat is on tap here from start to finish.”

“Lisa Casalino – INTRODUCING LISA CASALINO: When you put a young new vocalist together with powerful jazz players, you’ve got a combo that can’t be beat. Lisa’s voice is sultry, to be sure… just check out this vid clip for her performance on “The Good Stuff“… the tune, in Lisa’s most capable hands, has her vamping better than any of those old-days teasers! “Easy Street” carries that trad right on down the road… smooth & sexy, from the opening note to the last chord! The guitar intro on “Dream Dancing” is simply beautiful, and the tune moves with high energy all the way through… great track & great vocal. Any way you listen, this is jazz with taste, & it will stay high on your playlists for a long time to come. I give Lisa & crew a MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, especially if vocal jazz is what you love. “EQ” (energy quotient) rating is 4.97. Get more information at Lisa’s page. Rotcod Zzaj ”

“The old joke is “…don’t quit the day job,” yet that’s what Lisa Casalino did, a couple of times – telling a hometown TV station that her career as a vocalist took off as a Central Florida real estate career wound down. Not hard to see why Ms. Casalino stays busy – a winsome smile and plenty of energy gets this disc off and running with the Gershwins’ “S’ Wonderful.” Nine standards are included, but the real gems are three original tunes penned by Ms. Casalino and guitarist Nate Najar, who also arranges and produces. “The Good Stuff” is one of those originals, which stands up nicely with these classics, and for my money, should have kicked off the disc. The other two original tunes are “Break A Leg,” and “This And That.” Both are clever, and clearly Ms. Casalino and Mr. Najar know how to write a hook – sometimes a lost art among songwriters. ”

“Received the Lisa Casalino CD, the first one for 2012. Her voice reminds me of Eartha Kitt, nice! The backing band is excellent, good to hear Chuck Redd again, and the pianist Rossano Sporttiello is very good. I Like it, and will play this music during the coming months.”

Peter Kuller - Radio Adelaide - Australia

“What a lovely and well-skilled CD of Lisa. I love her vocals and it is so nice to listen to. I have it on in the background enjoying the afternoon with the family.. really great stuff, which is also because of the presence of some great musicians like Nate Najar, Kelly Friesen and Chuck Redd so I am impressed and very thankful. ”

Joost Van Steen - Jazz & Blues Tour Radio

“The lady originally hails from Long Island, but LISA CASALINO has made her home in the Tampa Bay area since 1995, and has established herself as a much in demand jazz singer. Introducing Lisa Casalino is a very impressive debut album. Guitarist Nate Najar, who produced the album, gathered a fine band to support Casalino’s singing, one that includes Harry Allen on tenor sax, Jon-Erik Kellso on trumpet, Rossano Sportiello on piano, Najar on guitar, Kelly Friesen on bass and Chuck Redd on drums and vibes. With a band like that, any singer would be smiling. The other side of the coin is can she sing? Yes she can! She has a distinctive sultry sound, and a nice way of phrasing. In addition, she and Najar have written three originals that work well in the program. This fine album should launch Lisa Casalino to a new stage in her career. (www.lisacasalino.com)”

Joe Lang - Jersey Jazz

“We can all be inspired by the example of Lisa Casalino, a Hyde Park Resident and former Durant High music teacher. About to release her first CD, a career as fulltime singer was whar she craved until she devised a plan to make it happen.”