LILLY

LILLY

Instrument: Voice / vocals

"Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass set the bar high for guitar-vocal duos. Danish singer LILLY (-Ann Hertzman) and guitarist Gilad Hekselman touch that bar with Tenderly."” —
—ALL ABOUT JAZZ / C. Michael Bailey

Updated: February 11, 2020

Born: August 4, 1973

LILLY (aka Lilly-Ann Hertzman) is a singer, songwriter, composer and producer who has received great reviews for creating evocative songs and soundscapes of a rare kind and with a personal expression and sound. On Dec 1st 2017 LILLY released her 4th album titled Tenderly (feat. GILAD HEKSELMAN). It has received a lot of great reviews from US, Germany and Denmark. It was chosen as “TOP 5 BEST VOCAL RELEASE 2017! “ by The New York City Jazz Record. It received 5 STARS in the first review in Danish musicmagazine, GAFFA, with fine words like: “One of the recent years best Danish vocaljazzalbums!” and “The voice and the guitar is like a match made in heaven”. It was on The Top 10 list of best releases the same year by a writer in All About Jazz, who also gave it 4.5 out of 5 stars. Read more great reviews in the Press-section.

Lilly has played, recorded and collaborated with some of the finest, most talented and versatile creative musicians in Scandinavia, Europe and US. Among others Lew Soloff (US), Aaron Parks (US), Gilad Hekselman (ISR), Gustaf Ljunggren (S), Anders AC Christensen (DK), Jonas Berg (S), Jeppe Kjellberg (DK), Thommy Andersson (S), Krister Jonsson (S), Michael Finding (DK).

She has released two highly acclaimed albums with lyrics in English, Before The Crossing (2005) and Love Is A Sound (2009) and in 2016 she released her third album, and the first with lyrics in Danish, titled Menneskeblomst, a selfinvented word that means Humanflower. On December 1st 2017 she released her fourth album, which is a duo album with the New York based and Israelian born jazzguitarist, Gilad Hekselman.

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”TOP 5 BEST VOCAL RELEASE 2017! “ - The New York City Jazz Record

“The voice and the guitar is like a match made in heaven” — ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 STARS in Danish music magazine GAFFA

“Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass set the bar high for guitar-vocal duos. Danish singer LILLY (-Ann Hertzman) and guitarist Gilad Hekselman touch that bar with Tenderly.”” — ALL ABOUT JAZZ

“Lillys and Hekselman’s arrangements reach almost the impossible of regenerating standards like the title track, “You Go To My Head”, “Skylark” and “Day Dream” to the point of ownership rather than reinterpretation” — THE NEW YORK CITY JAZZ RECORD, Feb 2018 Issue

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