Lisa Sokolov is a frontline New York jazz vocalist, improviser and composer. Inspired, her work embraces the best of new music, free and straight ahead jazz. Her recordings angel Rodeo, Lazy Afternoon and Presence have all received Best CD of the Year citations and press kudos. March 4, 2009 marks the long-awaited release of "A Quiet Thing".
"As far removed stylistically from the reigning royalty of female jazz vocalists as John Coltrane is from Grover Washington, ...exceptionally expressive, dramatic, ecstatic ...masterful ...stunning, life-affirming ...This is jazz vocalizing filled with passion and commitment." Presence receives five stars ***** "masterpiece" Best of the Year DownBeat Magazine
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