Official Biography (courtesy of Marisa Lindsay)
Marisa Lindsay was born in Barbados her vocal talent reflects her naturally charismatic personality while drawing the audience in, to reveal a deep, soulful, sensual woman.
Marisa releases her new cd, Deeper Love in early 2009. This ground breaking album is a collection of original material highlighting Marisa's jazz/neo-soul sensibilities. Her first cd, Submit2love was launched during Marisa's return to her hometown at the Barbados Jazz Festival in 2007. Her performances and the CD have received rave reviews at home and abroad.
Influenced by Natalie Cole, Aretha Franklin and Billie Holiday, Marisa's performances take you through the turns and twists of her musical journey with heartfelt emotion.
Eddie Bullen, Thunder Dome Sounds' Executive Producer of Missing You and Submit2love describes Marisa's style as truly classic. "Her vocal prowess captivates, and offers the audience a blend of traditional jazz and soul in an eclectic variety of song selections."
Marisa has toured the world as a proud representative of Barbados on numerous tours to London, Ireland, Scotland and New York. She has twice performed on the prestigious Barbados Jazz Festival stage. Marisa has opened for many international acts like Air Supply, Brian Mcknight, Peabo Bryson...
Prior to starting her recording career, she was quietly honing her skills, taking time out to study music and receive vocal training in Cuba. It is this culturally rich island that she credits for opening up a world of music and vocal expression to be explored, enjoyed and shared.