The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.
Lisa has studied with a list of teachers ranging from local legends Hank Marr and Michelle Horsefield-Carney to national recording artist and vocal instructor Kim Nazarian of the New York Voices. Lisa currently performs around central Ohio as a solo artist and with the Erik Augis Trio. She is also active as a performer, co-founder, and a leader of Jazz 4 Kids. Lisa has performed with various groups including the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and the Columbus Symphony. Lisa’s first solo CD, Girl Blue, has received national radio airplay. Lisa has also had the joy of teaching many of central Ohio’s finest vocalists.