Lisa Marie Simmons

Lisa Marie Simmons

Italy

Genres:  JazzSpoken WordPop RockSinger-Songwriter

Samples from the Hippie Tendencies Album "Identity"

Samples from the Hippie Tendencies Album "Identity"

For links to examples of collabs from POP - POWER BALLAD-AMERICANA-BLUES ETC. see below bio Lisa Marie Simmons & Marco Cremaschini Founding members of Hippie Tendencies and NoteSpeak songwriting team. Lisa has written and recorded several Pop and Dance tunes topping dance charts in 1998 and has been performing live throughout Europe for many years playing festivals and smaller venues as well as national television in France (Hit Machine M6), Italy (Focus Rai Uno, National Radio -Rai Tre), and Denmark (Paskefest) , while Marco (piano, keys) is a consummate Jazz pianist with extensive live and recording experience as well. Among others, he has collaborated with several renowned artists in Italy- Silvia Dalla Noce, Kay Foster Jackson, and San Remo finalist Jenny B as well as the renowned Cheryl Porter. He also scored Andrea Romano’s short film Travolti da un solido destino . They have written two albums with the band Hippie Tendencies and recently released their new Spoken Word/Jazz/Electronica project NoteSpeak on the Ropeadope label. After they teamed up as songwriters they both worked with session drummer Larry Thompson (Stevie Wonder, Michael McDonald ). As a songwriting team they have collaborated with a long list of musicians: On their new project NoteSpeak they enlisted Fulvio Sigurtà (who played on Jamie Cullum’s Interlude), Machan Taylor ( Sting, Geroge Benson, Pink Floyd etc.) Italian jazz superstar Guido Bombardieri. Previously they collaborated with Anna Maria Castelli, Alan Farrington, Lisa Bell, Cheryl Porter, Enrico Sauda, Loris Baroni among many others. They have been honored with several awards for their songs not limited to but including in 2011 The “Premio Speciale” from the town of Sirmione in the north of Italy for Art, Music and Entertainment, in 2013 Empower Music and Arts for a positive music award from Florida U.S.A. and the lead song from The Italian Project (album co-written with Bob Story and Lisa Bell ), “Bring the Love”, was one of the winners of the first Colorado Music Business Organization's Songwriting Contest in the Americana category with a second song from the album “Walk with Me” gaining an Honorable Mention in the same category in 2013. In 2017, Simmons returned to Boulder for NoteSpeak’s US debut, a free concert performance at the third annual ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. In 2018, she was an invited speaker at the University of Colorado Boulder’s 2018 Conference on World Affairs, and NoteSpeak was nominated in the Spoken Word category for the global 2018 Independent Music Awards. Marco, Lisa and their band debuted NoteSpeak in Europe in November 2019 at the Prague International Jazz Festival hosted by the Reduta Jazz Club and in India on the Jaipur Music Stage in January 2020. In March 2020 NoteSpeak was released on Ropeadope Records They are artists in residence at Lou Casteou in the South of France, where they teach a songwriting course twice a year called “How to write an enduring song rather than a hit song”. http://www.loucasteou.com/luxury-cote-azur-cultural-retreat.asp JAZZ ELECTRONIC NoteSpeak – “Chip” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3QYuJopIk8 POWER BALLAD “Consequence” written by Lisa and Marco- for and performed by Cheryl Porter with Padova’s Symphonic Orchestra from the Conservatorio di Musica “Cesare Pollini”. https://open.spotify.com/track/4GqwXm09QrZKIhd0MpHGuE AMERICANA Co-written with Lisa Bell The Italian Project http://lisabellmusic.com/discography/the-italian-project/ BLUES Granny Says Band Collaboration with Enrico Sauda https://soundcloud.com/enricosauda/09-luis-sepulveda-feat-lisa FOLK POPPYROCK Hippie Tendencies http://www.hippietendencies.eu DANCE Collaboration with Loris Baroni Right or Wrong http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWC8z32uQwQ DANCE Bacon Popper Rejoice in Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rwY6cGvsdg Soundcloud link with more projects https://soundcloud.com/krhouse-music SPOKEN WORD/JAZZ NoteSpeak Spotify Artist Page https://open.spotify.com/artist/2SHlODtwF1zJilTEgmeROe?si=wrttyQKPQNWk8L3ly1p5Jg LYRIC COACH ROCK Plan de Fuga https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6yJPHxt2uIEVO0Wv6iZpEu?si=gJpmPAcYRPSSnACtlZQMrw POP Joan Thiele https://open.spotify.com/artist/2X1CuKIwl9B7zMjXi41bi5

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