Lisa Sanders

Born in Phildelphia, PA
Raised in Poway, CA
Lisa started singing and writing at an early age. She dreamed of one day being a songwriter for the stars. As time went on, Lisa was spotted singing in a coffee house by Cargo Records. After a great chase, Lisa was  signed to the label as a singer and songwriter. Shortly after that, she signed with MCA for a distribution deal as well as publishing through Windswept Pacific. Lisa Sanders now has eight CD releases to her credit: five released on her own label, Maya Jade Music.
Lisa's CD Shiver was nominated for The San Diego Music Awards Best Pop Album. Shiver took years to write and record. Lisa sings each and every song with honesty, passion and the conviction that anything is possible! She is a two-time San Diego Best Acoustic Artist, a Readers' Poll Best Acoustic Artist, Third Place Telluride Bluegrass Festival New Folk Winner, The National Women's Association Living Legacy Recipient, and National Association of Professional Women Legacy Award Recipient. The Country/Bluesy/Americana sound of Lisa Sanders is genuine, heart-felt and well-crafted. Each song is sung with true conviction and meaning. Her raw talent has garnered tremendous accolades, earning opening spots with artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, BB King, and many more.

Lisa and Brown Sugar

Lisa Sanders and Karen "Brown Sugar" Hayes are a pair of electrifying, bodacious, harmonizing singers of genuine heartfelt songs. This country-bluesy duo have been performing there unique style of music for over ten years to enthusiastic fans across America. 
Lisa and Karen's friendship began long ago when they met briefly at a high school party. Later on in life, both older and much wiser, the women met again when their kids were in the same class at school. They became the best of friends. Neither one of them realized that one day they would be a couple of moms writing and performing music all across the country. 
Karen has been singing since high school. When Lisa noticed that Karen knew all of her songs and had an amazing sense of harmony, Lisa asked Karen to join her band. They have since become a musical powerhouse. With harmonizing skills that have garnered the duo many accolades and opening spots with artist such as Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, BB King, Al Green and many more. 
Lisa Sanders and Brown Sugar are set to tour in support of their 8th CD release Shiver, nominated for San Diego Music Awards Best Pop Album. Produced and recorded by Jeff Berkley of Berkley Hart. Recorded with the Lisa Sanders Band, led by Jeff Berkley. 

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