Gaby Moreno

Born and raised in Guatemala, Los Angeles based Gaby Moreno grew up inspired by artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, and Aretha Franklin. She immersed herself in blues, R&B and 60’s Soul and learned to speak English by singing the songs she loved.

Her original blend of Jazz, Blues and 1960s Rock & Soul has earned her the respect and appreciation of audiences in Latin America, Europe and U.S. In 2013, she received a Latin GRAMMY for Best New Artist. Previously in 2006, she won the Grand Prize at the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Moreno also co-wrote the theme song for NBC's hit television show "Parks and Recreation".

Gaby Moreno has toured across the globe alongside artists like Tracy Chapman, Ani DiFranco, Ricardo Arjona, Van Dyke Parks, The Punch Brothers and Calexico. Most recently she performed at David Byrne’s Meltdown Festival in London and Washington DC’s Kennedy Center.

Gaby released and toured “Ilusion,” all of 2016. Ilusion is produced by Gabriel Roth from Daptone Records and Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings camp. Armed with a warm, soulful horn inflected sound- Moreno creates a unique lane of music that straddles both the English and Spanish speaking world and blazes an intoxicating invitation into her musical world.

Laura Lizcano

Laura Lizcano is a Colombian jazz vocalist and songwriter based in Philadelphia. Influenced by
artists like Norah Jones and Natalia LaFourcade, Lizcano crafts lyrically driven compositions
that blend elements of jazz, folk, and pop.
Lizcano was born in the city of Bogotá, Colombia and, as a child, emigrated to a small, rural
town in the United States. In her late teens, she moved to Philadelphia to pursue a degree in Jazz
Performance. As a student, she had the opportunity to perform at the Kimmel Center for the
Performing Arts with Joanna Pascale, Chelsea Reed, Lee Mo, Najwa Parkins, and Alexa
Barchini for the Sittin In’ Series at Innovation Studio. She has also performed at Dizzy’s Club
Coca Cola as the featured vocalist with the Temple University Big Band. Currently, Lizcano
performs throughout the Central Pennsylvania and Greater Philadelphia regions with her band.
In 2018, Laura independently released her debut EP titled Chance on Me.

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