Born: April 27
What do you do when you are a Latinamerican Jazz Vocalist from Motown, living in Canada?
Anna Lyman is half Mexican, speaks and sings in English,Spanish, and Portuguese, (also speaks some Brazilian Portuguese, thanks to the Brazilian relatives! ), and was born in Detroit, and lives on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.
Anna's new compositions fuse together Jazz, Latin, and the Motown sensibilities she grew up with. She calls her new music Bluenote-Latin-Jazz, and her original songs are written in both Spanish and English in almost every track. Her new CD Sway - Quien Sera features 5 of Anna's fusion creations, the Title track Sway, by Pablo Ruiz Beltran, in Span. & Eng., and 3 Brazilian tracks in Portuguese (2 of them also in English). In Summer 008, Anna completed a Bachelor of Music from VIU....
She has a voice like melted chocolate Goody Niosi: The Harbour City Star, Nanaimo, BC
Sensual, melodious...makes us think we should order champagne.... Jan DeGrass, The Coast Reporter
Anna Lyman is a genuine jazz singer, Richard Bourcier, JAZZ REVIEW.COM
Lyman has a powerful voice with a genuine passion that shines through on every note...a distinctly personal perspectiveAlexandria Stuart, The Harbour City Star, Nanaimo, BC
It's Lush - a valuable musical keepsake Plays like a live jazz set Put on this CD and you will swing... (Gregory J...
Willing to teachBeginners
Credentials/BackgroundWILL TEACH ALL LEVELS... Has a BACHELOR OF MUSIC
IN JAZZ VOICE with a MINOR IN GUITAR, from
Vancouver Island University, www.viu.ca, (formerly Malaspina
Anna also taught a guitar and voice accompaniment course at
Okanagan University College for 8 years. Now teaching and
performing with ukulele, certified by Master Instructor, Kimo
Email for current rates.
Enjoys teaching Jazz, Latin, R&B, Funk, Blues, Country, Pop
and Rock, Alternative (has sung all these
commercially for pay). Does not teach Classical, but enjoys
teaching light Opera.
Will teach you how to write and notate your own song!