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Elaine Lucia

Elaine Lucia has a beautiful, high and clear voice that is versatile, quite powerful and perfectly fits her swinging style. “My goal has always been to be as great a singer as I can and really master my instrument, to soak songs with emotion while singing in a simple and straightforward style. I don’t want to sound like anyone but myself.” One listen to any of Elaine’s three CDs shows that she has already accomplished that goal and is a memorable jazz singer.

She was raised in upstate New York, and was very impressed at the age of four when she saw Judy Garland and Barbara Streisand singing “Happy Days Are Here Again” on Garland’s television show. “I remember thinking: ‘I want to do that!’” When she was 12, Elaine discovered Ella Fitzgerald and that was soon followed by Peggy Lee and Lorez Alexandria. “I like singers who are powerful, musically emotive, with clean, clear tones. I was as amazed by the quality of Ella’s voice as I was of her virtuosity.” Elaine performed her first solos in seventh grade with her school choir, started singing with her choir teacher’s jazz trio on weekends when she was 13, and taught herself guitar. “I simply wanted to be “a great singer”, so I begged my father for voice lessons and started studying opera when I was 15. The training helps me to this day, allowing me the vocal stamina to sing seven nights a week, if I had to, without tiring or harming my vocal instrument. The classical training also helped me win auditions and carried me through the many musical theater productions, rehearsals and shows I was in during my teen years.”...
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Elaine Lucia

Let's Live Again
Songflower Records
2008
Tracks: Azure Te The Wildest Gal In Town All Dressed Up With a Broken Heart In The Night Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps (Chissa) Blue Prelude I'd Love To Make Love To You Daddy Don't Go I'll Never Fall In Love Again Let's Live Again Sayulita
Personnel: Jonathan Alford, Piano Pierre Archain, Bass Alan Hall, Drums Gerry Grosz, Vibes Randy Vincent, Guitar Steve Albini, Accordian line at end of "Perhaps"
elaine lucia

A Sonny Day
Songflower Records
2006
Tracks: I Like The Sunrise Lugar Bonito Sea Journey, Sunny Fun Life I Only Have Eyes For You In The Land of Make Believe When The World Is At Rest I Call You Sonny You Are There Final Remembrance
Personnel: Jonathan Alford, Piano Pierre Archain, Bass Alan Hall, Drums Gerry Grosz, Vibes Dave MacNab, Guitar Michael Goodell, Guitar (on "I Call You Sonny" and "When The World Is At Rest") Jeff Kashiwa, Sax
elaine lucia

elaine lucia sings jazz and other things
Raw Records
2001
Tracks: Detour Ahead Love Is A Word For The Blues Agua de Beber Old Devil Moon Key Largo Don't Go Away Mad It Might As Well Be Spring I'm Gonna Go Fishin' All I Want Never Will I Marry Small Day Tomorrow
Personnel: Guest Star: Bud Shank, Sax (on "Key Largo" and "Agua de Beber") Jonathan Alford, Piano Pierre Archain, Terry Miller (on "Key Largo", Bass Curt Moore, Alan Hall, Drums Randy Vincent, Guitar Babatunde Lee, Percussion

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Let's Live Again
Songflower Records (2008)

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