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Daughter of the Sea

Details

Dates: September 15, 2022 - September 18, 2022

Run Time: 60 mins

Venue: MAAS Building Garden

Overview

Laura Lizcano will be presenting a preview of the music from her upcoming album Daughter of the Sea as a series of three intimate performances, featuring Erin Busch on cello, Jake Kelberman on guitar, and Lizcano on vocals and ukulele.

Written largely during quarantine, Daughter of the Sea is an internal look into Lizcano’s life, addressing a wide range of topics from breaking generational traumas and grappling
with immigrant identity, to sexual desire and learning radical self-love. Featuring tracks sung in both English and Lizcano’s native Spanish, the album is a reflection of her experiences
with and feelings of belonging to something bigger than the boxed identities imposed by culture and society.

Lyrically, the album pulls inspiration from singer-songwriters like Fiona Apple, Mon Laferte and Regina Spektor, while it is influenced musically by the likes of Paul Simon, David Bowie and American composer, Caroline Shaw. The artist’s love for classical music is apparent on Daughter of the Sea, with the esteemed Daedalus Quartet performing instrumental interludes throughout the album and providing instrumentation on several key tracks. The interludes were composed by Philly composer Erin Bush.

Laura Lizcano

Laura Lizcano is a Colombian-born singer-songwriter. Influenced by artists like Norah Jones and Natalia Lafourcade, Lizcano combines her formal training as a jazz vocalist with her love for folk and pop music. This combination of styles is evident within her own lyrically-driven compositions. ‚ÄčLizcano has performed at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts for the Sittin In’ Series at Innovation Studio and at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola in New York City as the featured vocalist for the Temple University Big Band. She has also opened for Gaby Moreno and Sammy Miller and the Congregation at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Most recently, she has been featured in the virtual Wawa Welcome America Festival and Philadelphia's iconic Philly Folk Fest in 2020 and 2021. She follows her self-released debut EP, Chance on Me (2018), with her first full-length studio album, Heart, which is now available on all streaming platforms. Her new album, Daughter of the Sea, will be out in the fall of 2022.

Credits

Laura Lizcano - Vocals/ Ukulele


Erin Busch - Cello


Jacok Kelberman - Guitar 

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