Lisa Sanders Duo

Lisa Sanders Duo

Born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania Lisa Sanders began singing on the street corner at an early age with her older brother Ty. When her mother remarried moving Lisa and her brother to Argentia Newfoundland Canada where all of the siblings now numbering 5 began listening to music and performing for her parents in a home where music was played daily.
Motown, Johnny Cash, watching He Haw, and a mixture of Southern Rock, European Rock, Classical, and all things Pop with some gospel music as well was played. That is where Lisa wrote her first song. After moving to Southern California were Lisa grew as an artist even more.
She was signed to Cargo Earth Records Label in 1993 and Isn’t Life Fine was released to rave reviews and awards. Produced by Josquin DePres which was followed by a Re release on MCA records and a publishing deal with Wind Swept Pacific. Then followed 1999 Cargo release of Life Takes You Flying.

After her 2004 release of Hold on Tightly through Lisa’s own label Maya Jade Records Produced by the Truckee Brothers Lisa had a chance meeting with Lucinda Williams which led to a subsequent stint singing and opening with Lucinda .She was encouraged by Lucinda to learn about the Blues.

What happened after that was what Lisa says “as a black woman I had a musical spiritual awakening. It transformed the way I view myself and my music forever.
That led to the 2004 release of Last Night In Roseburg, a Cd with contributions from Susan Gibson( Wide Open Spaces),Steve Poltz ( Jewel, Bob Schneider) and Maya Sharp, (Bonnie Raitt , Dixie Chicks) Guitarist Doug Pettibone ( Lucinda Williams, Marianne Faithfull. John Mayer) 2008 solo acoustic release Raw The Sven Recordings and the 2012 limited release of Lisa Sanders The Blues compilation

Lisa has had many opening spots with artist like BB King, Lucinda Williams, Bonnie Rait, Iris Demint, Gillian Welch, Al Green, Baby Face, Dave Koz, , Joe Ely, Loudin Weinwright and Joe Cocker, and many more Lillith Fair

Lisa is currently writing her upcoming 2013 release Shiver due late spring early fall and she is currently writing and singing songs for Track Star Music Group on a project for CBS Viacom while playing as many shows across the country as possible.

After years of writing and singing songs from her heart and soul that only a person who has truly experienced life on life’s terms it is said that Lisa Sanders is one of the best kept secrets in music. And everyone is saying “Not For Long”



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