Wed, Dec 08|
McConnell Arts Center
18th Annual Lisa Ferraro and Jazz up the Holidays - Columbus
Celebrating it’s 18th season! Lisa Ferraro brings her acclaimed Jazz up the Holidays to Columbus!
Time & Location
Dec 08, 2021, 7:00 PM
McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St, Worthington, OH 43085, USA
About the Event
Benefiting non-profit SoulCall Global, Jazz Up the Holidays, will be both LIVE and VIRTUAL CONCERT this year.
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To purchase tickets to watch the concert virtually: https://www.soulcallglobal.org/event-details/virtual-18th-annual-lisa-ferraro-and-jazz-up-the-holidays
Join us for this internationally acclaimed show and Billboard charting Jazz vocalist Lisa Ferraro as she serves up the holiday classics in swinging style. With arrangements by Grammy winning composer and arranger Mike Tomaro who also plays woodwinds. A stellar band of Jazz luminaries featuring the amazing Max Leake, Kurt Lorence, Bob Matchett, David Glover and JD Chaison is sure to lift your spirits and ring in the season of Light, Peace and Love.
Jazz Up the Holidays, will be both LIVE and VIRTUAL CONCERT this year!
Acclaimed vocalist Lisa Ferraro has a reputation as both a teller of stories and an interpreter of song, which she proves in crystal clear fashion every time she takes the stage. Lisa’s flawless intonation and marvelous phrasing are matched with a distinctive voice that is exciting, soulful, full-bodied and warm. Her subtle variations on the melodies transform songs without ever undermining the composers’ intentions; and in the classic tradition of jazz story-tellers, she shapes the lyrics in a way that gives them a meaning even deeper than the words themselves. Her latest Jazz recording , Serenading The Moon, charted on the Billboard Jazz charts and is a collaboration with some of the finest players on the jazz scene today: legendary saxophonist, Houston Person, Lewis Nash on drums and Ray Drummond on bass.
A native of Pittsburgh, PA Lisa grew up in the rich Jazz tradition of that recognizable style! She records and works with many of the rich the home grown greats such as Roger Humphries, Mike Tomaro, Marty Ashby and MCG Jazz, Max Leake and Dwayne Dolphin to name a few.
Lisa has recorded 12 recording to date and tours internationally.
– Her ballads are heartfelt and passionate. When the tempo picks up, she does indeed swing. This lady can sing!” Joe Lang, Jersey Jazz
“This recording takes Ferraro straight to the top ranks!” Mark S Tucker acousticmusic.com
Lisa currently resides in the Columbus, OH. She is also a vocal coach and is an international speaker, meditation leader, retreat facilitator, mindfulness coach and life coach. She shares her inspired Jazz vocal performances internationally, and is in collaboration with incredibly talented Natalia Zukerman as the duo SeekHer7.
Recognized for her ability to work with the subtle energies of music and vibrational space, Lisa serves as a music minister and band leader for inspirational events nationally and internationally.
Lisa recently launched an online Inspirational platform called, SoulCall™ Global, a non-profit she founded in 1999.
This platform is designed to spark contemplation, meditation, creativity, and connection with the spirit of all creation inherent in the Soul of every being.