LISA ENGELKEN

Vocal Jazz / Pop/Art Song/Folk • United States
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LISA ENGELKEN is a fearless singer with a daunting stage presence. Her horn-like phrasing and tonal clarity puts a chill back into contemporary jazz vocals and “defines the ‘extra’ in extraordinary” (Jazz Times). Part freight train, part junkyard trombone, Engelken alternately locomotes and floats through a myriad of moods & vocal styles, spicing her tunes with Portuguese, French, Spanish and Italian. But her operatic and theatrical training couldn’t polish off the rough edges and she wields her acrobatic three-octave range like a weapon, like a wand, intensified by sheer joy, crankiness and irony. Engelken hails from Big Skies, Kansas and attributes her vocal development to her birth order – the youngest child of 13: sheer power, technique and “Mata Hari vocals” (Village Voice) define Lisa’s voice, trained through perseverance to be heard above the constant din and chaos that surrounded her. Lisa’s first concerts were read more...
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Caravan
Vocal Jazz 2010
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Little Warrior
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2013

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