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Lina Orfanos

Acclaimed international vocalist and recording artist Lina Orfanos is a mezzo-soprano who sings in popular, classical, jazz, and world musical styles. She has a lush voice with faultless intonation and great rhythmic footing. Lina is immersed in the sonorous cultures of the United States, Latin America, and the Mediterranean. Singing in English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, and Spanish comes easily to her. Whether performing an old Greek folk lament, paying tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’s version of “Night and Day,” or inspiring a young composer to set Spanish poems to music for her, Lina proves that songbirds can soar. The Muse whispered into Lina’s ear when she was a small girl on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera with the Children’s Chorus

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Five Women VII – Zoe Schwarz; Mercedes Figueras; Vivian Buczek; Carol Albert; Douyé

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Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion This Is the Life I Choose 33 Jazz Records 2017 Zoe Schwarz and her band, the Blue Commotion, have been making a name for themselves in their native England for the better part of this decade. With five albums to their credit, the band and singer have ...

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Jazz Quanta April – Five Women I: Lina Orfanos, Wendy Pedersen, Joyce Moreno, Letizia Gambi, and Mala Waldron

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April Showers Bring May Flowers and it's raining.... Women singers...yes it is. Lina Orfanos Essentially Ella Babinis Productions 2016 Ella Fitzgerald is HOT, HOT HOT!. And if Jane Monheit's The Songbook Sessions: Ella Fitzgerald (Emerald City Records, 2016) was just the beginning, then Lina Orfanos' Essentially ...

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Essentially Ella

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2015

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News: Performance / Tour

"Essentially Ella" Lina Orfanos New Release At Metropolitan Room December 6, 13 & 26

"Essentially Ella" Lina Orfanos New Release At Metropolitan Room December 6, 13 & 26

Lina Orfanos's Essentially Ella out on December 12 Metropolitan Room Performances December 6, December 13 and December 26 Featuring: John Benitez, Essiet Essiet, Spiros Exaras & More! About Essentially Ella The sublime new CD by Lina Orfanos and her jny: New York City Jazz crew hits the streets on December 12! An exciting homage ...


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