Only the multi-talented jazz singer, songwriter, and poet Lisa B... has been weaving the kind of 'must pay attention to every word' storytelling magic that we hear...throughout her unique 20-year career.” - Jonathan Widran
Daring, dexterous singer/songwriter/poet Lisa B... with appeal to both traditional and contemporary jazz tastes and even hip-hop hipsters.” - Jonathan Takiff, Philadelphia Daily News

Award-Winning Singer-Poet Lisa B

has performed original songs and reimagined standards - spanning both sung and spoken verse - at 90+ venues, including clubs, festivals, educational settings, and theatres.

Lisa is finalizing more dates to showcase the critically acclaimed new record "Reverberant: Poems & Music" and 2018's "I Get A Kick: Cole Porter Reimagined" (current trio Ben Flint, p., Marcus Shelby, b., and Isaac Schwartz, d.). 

Her seven CDs released over the past two decades received radio play and charting on hundreds of trade-reporter jazz, college, and free-form stations, garnering rave reviews in Jazz Times, Jazziz, All About Jazz, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the Philadelphia Daily News, and many other publications and an interview in Downbeat.

Her widely published poetry/spoken word won grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and others. She draws on her varied experience as a teacher and coach to offer workshops for performers and creators.

 

"She totally captivated the audience. She is an originator, her arrangements are mesmerizing, and her band is great!" - Jazz & Blues Company

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