GRAMMY Nominee – Americana/Cajun/Zydeco
The most joyful Americana/Cajun/Zydeco act on tour today! Prepare to catch “Zydecosis!”
Announcing the release of our new 8th CD, “Joy Ride.”
· Release date: May 15, 2012
· Producer: GRAMMY winner Wendy Waldman
· Label: Blue Fiddle Records LHZ8-4884
· UPC: 68375488482 1
· Guest musicians include:
o Leland Sklar, bass (Phil Collins, James Taylor)
o Eric Rigler, Uilliann Pipes (Titanic and Braveheart films)
o Matt Rollings, piano (Paul McCartney, Mary Chapin Carpenter)
o Bryan Head, drums (Supertramp, Al Kooper)
o Dan Navarro, background vocals (Luis Miguel, Neil Young)
Since beginning in 1995, Lisa Haley & the Zydekats are today the world’s most beloved Americana/Cajun/Zydeco band.
With her blue violin and soaring, compelling “cornbread” voice, Lisa’s original tunes and Louisiana Bayou, French Celtic, R&B and Jazz rhythms
endear this fourth-generation fiddler, dancer, vocalist, and songwriter to all ages. Among her fans are Keb’Mo’ and Little Richard.
• One of Lisa’s music videos featured on AOL.com, ESPN, Fox News, and YouTube (548,000 hits so far!)
• Charting on Billboard 2008 with Grammy® nominated “King Cake” and 2011 with “Absolutely Live!”
• Representing Zydeco for GRAMMY Museum, Hollywood Bowl Summersounds,
Sir George Martin’s (Beatles producer) “Rhythm of Life,” and festivals in over 20 countries.
• Two women in our five-piece band, with Lisa Haley violin and Gigi Rabe “The Accordion Diva.”
· "Joyful, exotic …a Pop approach to Louisiana Zydeco... a la the bluesy moans of Janis Joplin..."
– Michael Lukas, Los Angeles Times
· The ultimate compliment: "That girl plays as good as a man!"
- Clifton Chenier, "The King of Zydeco"
· “The ‘Mick Jagger’ of Zydeco – Swamp-Rock ala Bonnie Raitt and Lucinda Williams”
- Jake Bacon, KUCI Radio
· "Lisa has the Spirit in her, big time! Her music just plain grabs you and takes you over!"
- KebMo', multi-Grammy winner, co-producer Lisa’s “Talking to the Sun” Ryko/Warner
· "...enormous fun... makes people want to get up and enjoy!" - Sir George Martin (Beatles' producer)
http://www.lisahaley.com/video_01.html to view our new videos from summer tours including France and Borneo!