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Zana Messia

Zana Messia

Jazz / Female Jazz Singer/Songwriter/World / World Santa Monica, CA  US
Never Loved This Way
Never Loved This Way
I've Seen Him Before
I've Seen Him Before
Palm Tree Leaves
Palm Tree Leaves
Red Shoes
Red Shoes


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  • Thomas Birl (Artist)
    Thomas Birl
    Enjoyed the music. Thanks for doing Monk.
  • Isha love (Artist)
    Isha love
    wow I loooooove your voice! Thank you for sharing your gift!
  • Ron Hibdon (Artist)
    Ron Hibdon
    Stopping by for the great tunes!
  • Still inlimbo (Artist)
    Still inlimbo
    "Radio" ....great song!!!!!!!!
  • David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion) (Artist)
    David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion)
    RED SHOES, like the rest of your tracks, cuts cleanly and crisply through the genre clutter with a groove that slices directly to the heart with honest power. This is music with teeth, heart, soul and big brass balls.


"The Lightkeepers" montage from movie


  • 2013

    Jun 15

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 6:00pm

    Zana Messia is performing with Rakia brass Band at the premiere of "Brasslands"@ LA Film Festival Saturday, June 15. It's a free event!! Live music at 7! Screening at 8.30! www.figat7th.com

  • 2012

    Jul 19

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 8:00pm

    ✭6:30: DOORS Open: Musicians Institute, Performance Center, 6752 Hollywood Blvd, 90028. Musicians Institute is a privately owned for-profit music vocational school located in Hollywood, California. Graduates have played with Elton John, Velvet Revolver, Korn, and Pink, and earned top placing positions on American Idol. ✭6:45 -7:10: MUSICAL GUEST APPEARANCE: Zana Messia and The Balkan Soul Orchestra. A native of Bosnia and Herzegovina who now lives in Los Angeles, Zana Messia joins forces with an ensemble of top L.A. musicians (The Balkan Soul Orchestra) to share a unique musical journey that combines her lifelong love of traditional jazz with the spirit of the Balkan Roma music that first captivated her as a child. Zana just finished recording her new album Balkan Soul executive produced by Harvey Mason, who has been a leading producer and musicians in jazz for decades. Says Christopher Levine, author of Eclectiblogs, “Think really great female jazz vocalist with a touch of Tom Waits…on a world tour adapting the music to each culture along the way. She along with the Balkan Soul Orchestra plays some very addicting, not to mention some really great music.” www.zanamessia.com ✭7:15 - 8:10: KEY NOTE SPEAKER: Michael Levine, on Obsession, Optimism, and Obligation. With more than 25 years experience and having worked with some of modern society's biggest names and companies, Michael Levine is the founder of LCO. As the author of 19 books, including Guerrilla PR - considered the most widely used introduction to Public Relations in the world - Levine is an industry expert who is frequently called upon by national media to provide PR insight into topical news and events. Called by USA Today, "one of Hollywood's brightest and most respected executives," Levine has been responsible for public relations campaigns for, among others, Michael Jackson, Barbra Streisand, Charlton Heston, Linda Evans, Jon Voight, Suzanne Somers, Demi Moore and Michael J. Fox. His clients have run from movie & TV stars, to sports heroes, to music figures, comics, producers and multi-national corporations. When not in the office, Levine can be found speaking at national conferences, conducting philanthropic work for the community, including annual motivational speeches to LA County prison inmates, following political developments or enjoying photographing life and local scenery.

  • 2012

    Jul 14

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 10:00am

    Exclusive interview with Zana Messia who will be performing live worldwide on Gosh!Radio (www.goshradio.com) July 14th, 2012

  • 2012

    Mar 21

    Studio City, CA, US | 8:00pm

    ZANA MESSIA AND THE BALKAN SOUL ORCHESTRA CD RELEASE PARTY “Think really great female lounge/jazz vocalist with a touch of Tom Waits…on a world tour adapting the music to each culture along the way. She along with the Balkan Soul Orchestra play some very addcting – not to mention really great-music.” Zana’s band, The Balkan Soul Orchestra, has just completed their debut album. Executive produced by world renowned drummer Harvey Mason who is also featured on the album along with: multi instrumentalist Daniel Weinstein, Danny Frankel on drums and percussion, pianist Theo Saunders, saxaphonist Doug Webb, and Balkan guitarist Almer Imamovic. The sound of The Balkan Soul Orchestra is an organic mix of world fusion, combining elements of Balkan Roma music and jazz. Their debut album has been described as a post modern phenomenon, reflecting our shrinking planet, where cultures collide, mix, and a new future emerges. Special surprise guests will be in attendance so don’t miss this very special evening! More information about the new album: zanamessia.com ------ 4349 Tujunga Avenue Studio City, Ca 91604 / 818-769-0905 General Admission: Guests are seated at a location of their choice on a first come first serve basis. This ticket is an automatic reservation and doors open 1 hour prior to Show-time for Dinner seating. VIP Booth Package: Vitello's has a limited number of booths and guests are seatedwith a general admission ticket if they are available. If you desire to reserve a booth you may purchase this VIP package which includes a booth seat , extended menu selections and a complimentary dessert. This ticket is an automatic reservation and doors open 1 hour prior to Show-time for Dinner seating. $13 food or drink minimum.

  • 2010

    Jul 29

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 8:00pm



Sounds Like: Norah Jones, Fiona Apple, Zana Messia

Manager: David Marcusdm@lotuspost.com

Bio: World history books remind us that the mountainous region of Eastern Europe known as the Balkans has endured countless wars and upheavals. Yet there is an enduring sense of joy in the traditional music of these countries that transcends political strife and has the ability to cross cultures, unit...See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Check us out July 11&12 - Stevie Wonder's KJLH Radio Free Voices, with yours truly performing in Hollywood! https://t.co/sTffmi8EyL

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Q: looking fore artist to back up another artist at concert inO.C. Jazz Female singer! call asap 951-213-6090

A: Hi! Please email all info to zanamusic@gmail.com and I will respond asap. Most importantly what date is this for? thanks, Zana

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