LISA MANN ( USA )
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The vocalist, bassist and songwriter hails from the Portland, OR metropolitan area where she has made a name for herself with her inspiring original performances, as well as with her solid back-up role for some of Portland's finest arists. She has shared the stage with Sonny "Smokin'" Hess, Duffy Bishop, Margo Tufo, Ellen Whyte and the late great Paul Delay, among many others.
Lisa Mann is a three - time winner of the Cascade Blues Association's Muddy Waters Award for bass player of te year, winner of the Duffy Bishop Muddy Award for female vocalist of the year in 2009, as well as a nominate for female vocalist of the year for 2008.
Lisa Mann and Her Really Good Band are winners of the 2010 Journey to Memphis Finals which took place at the Waterfront Blues Fest over the Fourth of July weekend. As the winnerd, they will be representing the Cascade Blues Association of the International Blues Challenge in Memphis,TN in February of 2011.
In the summer of 2009, Lisa' s signature song " Little Sister" was choosen runner-up in the open category in Mike Pinder's Song Wars competition.
Pinder, keybordist of Moody Blues fame, wrote : " Excellent storytelling and well crafted composition. Mamorable hook and melody. Good dynamics and great energy. Nice arrangment and outstanding vocal performance. By the time I heard the middle eight, I was singing the hook, you never suffered..."
Lisa' s latest self-titled CD is available at " CDBaby". It features her bluesiests msongs from her first two eclectic CD's, " Self Material" and " Chop Water", as well as two new tracks.
Featured musicians includeher " partner in crime" Jeff Knudsen in the engineering role as well as on guitar, drummer Dave Melyan and keyboardist Alex Shakeri from the Insomniacs, the incomparable Janice Scroggins on keys as well, Jim Wallace on harmonica and many more.....
C / o : www.lisamannmusic.com