Lisa Fischer has performed with the Rolling Stones, Luther Vandross, Tina Turner and Nine Inch Nails and was featured in the Oscar Award-winning documentary film, 20 Feet From Stardom. From foot-stomping rockers to delicate ballads, Gospel and Soul, this astonishing artist is capable of almost infinite emotion.
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Ms. Lisa Fischer
After four decades of featured background singing with icons like Luther Vandross, The Rolling Stones, Chaka Khan, Tina Turner, and Nine Inch Nails, Ms. Lisa Fischer set out to take center stage with her own humble, heartfelt song. The 2013 Best Documentary Oscar winning film “Twenty Feet from Stardom” altered the course of Lisa’s musical journey, telling her story, with clips of her legendary duets with Sting or with Mick Jagger on “Gimme Shelter,” left audiences eager to see and hear more, so Lisa took the chance to set out on her own reinventing classic songs with her co-conspirators JC Maillard and Grand Baton. Their organic fusion of Caribbean Psychedelic Soul and jazzy Progressive Rock ignited Lisa’s flexibility and freedom of expression, awakening her lifelong desire to make music that heals but still rocks the house.
While Lisa’s range is legendary, her greatest gift is the ability to connect, to reach the hearts of
her listeners. Raised in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, she emerged from New York’s
fervent studio scene in the early 1980s, sang for two decades with legendary vocalist Luther
Vandross, and released So Intense, earning her first Best R&B Performance Grammy Award with
“How Can I Ease The Pain.” She joined the Rolling Stones for their 1989 Steel Wheels tour, and
continued to grace their stage for the next 26 years. Lisa’s passion for constant growth and
experimentation with different styles invited recent collaborations with jazz pianist Taylor Eigsti,
Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Michael McDonald, Eric Krasno, Talib Kweli, Billy Childs and YoYo
Ma, the BBC Proms / Jules Buckley and the Metropole Orkest, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Anna
Deavere Smith’s “Notes from the Field” for HBO, and especially her full evening program The
Classic Lisa Fischer with Grand Baton and Seattle Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony and the
National Philharmonic. With spiritual truth-telling as her compass and loving kindness as her
guide, Ms. Lisa Fischer continues her creative journey; destination unknown.
“Lisa Fischer in concert is addictive. Every performance is so enriching, so exciting, so transcendent that you want more. With remarkable vocal range and vocabulary, Fischer can sing Soul, Jazz, Rock, Gospel, Pop, Folk and Classical with equal facility and authority. She often mixes styles in the same song, sometimes in the same vocal line. Her approach tends to be intimate, artful and almost meditative, accompanied by her interpretive dancing, but she also can cut loose and funk with fierceness and rock with abandon.”
Minneapolis Star Tribune