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.