"Daring, dexterous" singer and poet Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein) melds jazz-and-beyond vocals with vivid spoken word. She performs originals as well as standards and covers. Lisa B's five full-length CDs have received radio play and charting on hundreds of trade-reporter stations and excellent reviews in All Music Guide, Jazz Times, Jazziz, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the Philadelphia Daily News, and many other publications. “Her voice is a lovely instrument, her timbre warm, her phrasing fluid, her articulation pristine, and she possesses an emotional range that makes lyrics sound like truth. She sings like the dickens.” - Ted Panken, jazz critic for Downbeat, Jazziz, and more
Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein) sings originals and jazz standards, often interwoven with her vivid poetic spoken word. With Frank Martin, keys, Peter Barshay, bass, and Jeff Marrs, drums.
Singer-poet Lisa B and her Holiday Trio perform songs for Chanukah, Christmas, and the Solstice, featuring students' performance of their new original composition. (See email to Anna for workshop description, open to ages 12 and up.)
Sounds Like: Gil Scott Heron, Dianne Reeves, Joni Mitchell, ♥ Jill Scott ♥, Grace Slick
Label: Piece of Pie Records
Bio: THE UNIQUE SINGER AND POET LISA B melds compelling jazz and jazz-soul vocals with vivid poetic spoken word, in songs also flavored with pop and world elements.
Think Gil Scott-Heron meets Joni Mitchell, with musical influences Carmen McRae, Grace Slick, John Coltrane, and Jerome Kern, and the p...See Full Bio