Lisa Yves is an American vocalist with a love of jazz and 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.
Here's a fun fact: Lisa attended NYU- Tisch School of the arts with Adam Sandler and even performed in a coffehouse together at Brittany Hall in 1985.
Lisa has sung with Harry Connick Jr., Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops and starred in Rocker Moms, a TV reality series.
Lisa has recorded with producer Crit Harmon and Emmy award winning composer, Brad Hatfield.
She collaborated wth Blues guitarist Mete Ege and his band London Blusion to record "Just One Skin" Music by Lisa and lyrics by R. Keith Swanson.
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.
Original Songs licensed by Blue Bloods, The Young and The Restless, Mayon Films, Sony, Teen mom, Bose, Kuo Po Singapore.
Lisa works with Imaginary Friends Music Partners, Heavy Hitters Publishing, Songfile.
New albums include:
Horrors Like These, co-written and co-produced with Lenny Sukienik - released October 2018
When Time Stood Still, co-written and co-produced with R.Keith Swanson - Released May 1, 2019
Jazz Rewind- where Lisa goes back to her jazz roots and lays it all on the vinyl! Released August 2019