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Sat. February 14th 2009
@  Black Dog Cafe Nanaimo BC (All Ages)
Anna Lyman Trio
Fri. June 30th 2006
Market Square (All Ages)
Anna Lyman Trio
Anna Lyman Trio

Anna Lyman Trio

Confirmed: Jan. 20, 2016 (Awaiting Update)

Label: Indie-ALM
Latin Jazz with Bluenotes from Victoria BC

Contact Details

Anna Acevedo Lyman
annalymanmusic@gmail.com
1-250-754-4982

Past Shows (4)

Anna (Acevedo) Lyman is 1/2 Mexican, through her Father. She sings in Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, English, and French. Anna grew up listening to her Mother's Brazilian records, her Stepdad's Caribbean pop, and Detroit Motown Soul. And then there are the Brazilian family members! These wide influences have uniquely shaped her songwriting. Beautiful tone, big round notes, the use of her entire 4-octave range, and irresistible phrasing and rhythm are among her many strengths.

Unforgettable!. Sparkling, fizzy songwriting spiked with Tropical and Motown accents.

Shows are memorable both for content, and Anna’s unique ability to reach across a crowded room and touch the heart. Appears with keyboard player, Bassist, Drummer, and Saxophone or Percussion player.

Anna's music includes her own compositions, an exciting combination of Latin, Jazz and Soul, or Latin Blues, which she calls "bluenote latin jazz". Styles range from the softest sweetest ballad, to energizing Swing, Salsa, Samba, and a dance-inspiring Latin Blues.

"She has a voice like melted chocolate", Goodi Niosi, The Harbour City Star, Nanaimo.

"Sensual, melodious...makes us think we should order champagne...." Jan DeGrass, The Coast Reporter

"Lyman has a powerful voice with a genuine passion that shines through on every note...a distinctly personal perspective" Alexandria Stuart, The Harbour City Star.

"Here's a new voice to watch!,,, an exciting jazz vocalist is making herself known… Anna Lyman is a geniune jazz singer...powerful scat vocal... an unusual and compelling voice. She's gained another fan!" Richard Bourcier, www.jazzreview.com Jazz Review.

There are a lot of singers out there, Shirley Horn, Blossom Dearie... Some of them have phrasing, some of them have tone, some can swing; You have it all!, Keith Copeland, www.keithcopeland.com.

“You’ve managed to sing every song I’ve ever loved…” a Fan

WEBSITE: www.annalyman.com Email: annalymanmusic@yahoo.ca

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Current Lineup

NameRoleDates
Steve SuttonBass2007-present
Zack FriendDrums2012-present
Pablo CardenasPiano2012-present

Past Members

NameRoleDates
Johnny LucasDrums2008-2009
Status: Available for Shows/Gigs
Email me to schedule: annalymanmusic@yahoo.ca - Last confirmed Jan. 20, 2016

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