The creator of Jazz For Kids has completed her new Jazz and Soul vocal CD called Jazzy Little Soul. The music was produced by veteran producer Crit Harmon, who has worked with Martin Sexton, Meg Hutchinson, and Lori McKenna. Lisa will be appearing on the web show HerVoice. Lisa has sung with Harry Connick, Jr. and starred in Rocker Moms, a 13 episode tv series.
If Amy Winehouse and Ella Fitzgerald had a baby, it would be Jazzy Little Soul. Lisa Yves penned and composed 7 of the songs on the album and co-wrote 3 songs with lyricist R. Keith Swanson. The songs have a timeless standard/Great American songbook feel.
Musicians on the album that brought their artistry and expertise are Duke Levine on guitar, Brad Hatfield on piano and string and horn arrangements, Marty Ballou on bass, Jim Gwin on drums,horn players Paul Ahlstrand, Jeff Galindo, Walter Platt,Steve Sadler on Octave Mandolin and Emily Marks on Backing vocals.
Lisa Yves is an American Jazz vocalist with a twist of retro soul. Like Cyndi Lauper and Lady Gaga, Lisa was born in Queens, New York, where she started to sing and play piano at age 10. She decided at a very early age that she wanted to be like Carole King and Barbra Streisand. Lisa attended New York University where she was the first female jazz vocalist and received her bachelors degree in Vocal jazz performance. Lisa Studied with jazz legends Marion Cowings, Kim Kalesti, and Joe Lovano. Lisa has sung with Harry Connick Jr., Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops and starred in Rocker Moms, a TV reality series.
She currently works with producer Crit Harmon and Emmy award winning musician Brad Hatfield. Other musicians on her album, Jazzy little Soul are Marty Ballou, Jim Gwin, Duke Levine, Steve Sadler, Paul Ahlstrand, Jeff Galindo, Walter Platt and Emily Marks.
She has recorded for the Bose Company with Dave McKenna and has recorded with Peter Kontrimas.
Lisa has co-written songs with Crit Harmon, Richard Swanson, Barbara Brilliant, Emily Marks, Jeff Franzel, Kathy Kosins, April Lang
Music by Lisa Yves available for broadcasting opportunities. Clearances available. No samples used
Original Songs licensed by Mayon Films, Sony, Teen mom, Bose, Kuo Po Singapore
Lisa works with Imaginary Friends Music Partners, Songfile publishing, Heavy Hitters Publishing