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Lissy Walker

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Lissy Walker is a jazz singer, but her wide-ranging musical interests set her apart from your average chanteuse. She’s been an actress and singer for most of her life and brings a dramatic sensibility to her jazz vocals. Walker's burnished vocals have a hint of restrained passion that suggest country music, but her phrasing, which dances before and after the beat, is pure jazz.Her low-key approach is folky at times, but raw emotion lurks just beneath the surface, adding an alluring tension to her performances.The material is an eclectic mix of songs by Irving Berlin, Johnny Mercer, Randy Newman, Ray Davies, and Nick Drake....
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    Wonderland

    Dogwood Records
    2014
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    Life Is Sweet

    Strawberry Canyon Records
    2010

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Wonderland

Dogwood Records (2014)

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”Jazz, folk, and country are fused beautifully on Lissy Walker's debut album Life Is Sweet...emotional, lovely, dreamy, sweet...Lissy's vocals are simply beautiful.” Wilbert Sostre, JazzTimes

“Sweet indeed. Jazz songstress Lissy Walker has a distinctly sweet voice, with some impressive technical chops.” Kirsty Evans, East Bay Express

“...Life Is Sweet (is) an eclectic riff on the vocal jazz tradition that finds Walker wrapping her sassy, playful voice around standard and not-so-standard tunes..” David Becker, The Examiner

“... Walker has a voice that brings out the subtle nuances of the songs she sings,with jazzy arrangements that are flavored with folk, pop, and country music.” j...

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