Few artists can boast a rich and varied musical path that Lea Longo has. From pop to world music through jazz, this award winning singer-songwriter has explored several genres with equal success, garnering praise and prizes along the way. From winning a National Songwriting Contest to chanting mantras, and recording 4 Cd’s : including ZEN VOYAGE & PEACE CHANTS, her 2 mantra CD’s which were well received in Kirtan world. Lea’s voice has been described as “Spiritually Rewarding”, and her previous songs has been featured in popular Film & TV shows as: Cheaper by the Dozen, She Drives me Crazy, Dawson’s Creek, Party of Five, Felicity, and more.
Lea leads private meditation sessions and also Naada Yoga ( Yoga of Sound classes ) at special events and venues. She also performs in notable Festivals like Bhakti Fest, Wanderlust, Fest yoga, Yocomo, Open Mind Festival. She has sung for divine spiritual masters and artists as DEVA PREMAL and Miten, Sai Maa and Sri Tathata and has lended her voice for notable kirtan artists as The GURU GANESHA band, Dave Stringer and Brenda McMorrow. She is the founder of the Montreal Chant Fest that she produces annually in Montreal and continues to support the Montreal Kirtan community with her monthly First Fridays where people join together and chant in a Call / Response setting.
Her latest self-produced musical journey is called SONGS OF A SIREN- A collection of original love songs, and known jazz standards like “FEVER” “Here’s To Life” and “The Very Thought of You” hypnotizes the listener with Lea’s sensual, seducing vocals, and musical arrangements morphing the verses and choruses with Indian mantras via the Sitar, tablas and jazz guitars making the “East meets West” a true successful listening discovery. NOMINATED for Vocal Album of the Year by ZONE MUSIC REPORTER and has received great reviews.
"Who would have thought that smooth jazz and sacred mantras would combine so well. Only an artist as talented and authentic as Lea Longo could pull it off!” GuruGanesha