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"Lisa’s voice is original and at each songs, it evokes a multifaceted intimacy. And she does it with the simplicity and the immediacy of whom is aware of the uniqueness of her voice as well as of the uniqueness of each human voice.

Assertive but never imperious, variegated and wise though never vainly virtuosic.
She has within her the shades, freshness and peace of the woods of the land she comes from, land of saints and hermitages. Right from her  musical choices seems to descend a need for rituals, for the celebration of open and calm spaces and a deep awareness that the Sound of the Voice
conveys meaning as much as the word does, if not more.


In the sound of Lisa’s voice you can perceive what she means, her intentions. In her voice you can find her person, with her colours and her vulnerability without disguise and pretentiousness. Lisa’s ‘being inside’ her musical choices has been cultivated through musical and stylistic studies but also through an  original theoretical and poetical research about the philosophy of the voice.
It is by virtue of her path and of her ‘being inside’ her path that I find a sense of fluidity, a wholeness and coherence holding together the many inspirations we find in INTWOITTION. (Maria Pia De Vito)


Lisa Maroni is a singer, songwriter, composer and enthusiastic mum born in Umbria in 1977. Her approach to music is a dynamic and constantly renogotiable result of a passionate and personal search of sounds be it under the form of music or language. Language is for her firstly Music, Sounds and then grammar. Through music, literature and original compositions she reveals her engagement in kneading and cultivating the potentiality of languages and sounds conceived as conveyor of meaning. The special and unique way each culture (through language) and each in-dividual came forging their own sounds and voices through time is a central point of her approach to both composing and performing. 


She studied Foreign Languages and Literatures at La Sapienza University of Rome where she focused on Anglo-American and Luso-Brazilian cultures graduating with a thesis on ‘Voice and Breath in the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop’, a proposal to restore the vocal/acoustic dimension of the (written) poetry. She then studied jazz improvisational techniques and singing graduating cum laude in Jazz Vocal at the Conservatorio Santa Cecilia of Rome under the guidance of singer Maria Pia De Vito, writing a work entitled In the voice, the sense.


She received international acclaim in 2005 with a Brazilian song wrote by the jazz lounge group Cellar 55 entitled Pôr-do-Sol and included in the famous Buddha Bar collection vol. 6. She sang with the nu-jazz band Ostinato and recorded with them 2 cds, Voices (2004) and Dr Vynil & Mr Byte (2006) making in both her first attempts of combining literature and music.


In 2010 she released Auditório Intimo her first project recorded in Brazil with the support of both young Brazilian talents (Daniel Migliavacca on bandolim, Vinicius Chamorro on Violão 7 cordas and Italian pianist Fabio Picchiami) and well-known musicians such as Glauco Solter (bass) and Endrigo Bettega (drums) from the rhythm section of the famous jazz trombonist Raul De Souza. The cd was produced in collaboration with percussionist Ricardo Janotto who served as arranger on a particular version of the famous Looking Up, by Michel Petrucciani. The song includes a Portuguese text written by Lisa herself.


She has performed in many famous Italian festivals and contexts such as Reggio Parma Festival (Parma, Italy) Reate Festival (Rieti, Italy), Villa Celimontana (Rome, Italy), Festival Una Striscia di Terra Feconda at the Teatro Studio of the Parco della Musica in Rome, Jazz Up Festival (Viterbo, Italy), and also in famous clubs both in Italy and abroad such as Le Moods of Montecarlo, Tom da Terra of Indaiatuba (Sao Paulo, Brasil), Teatro del Pavone in Perugia with Brazilian music concerts promoted by the Accademia Filarmonica Umbra, and again Percorsi Jazz, Catania Jazz, Siena Jazz. She was guest of Brasil on first national radio broadcast Rai Radio Uno, Effetto Notte Live (Radio In Blu), Rai Radio Tre and Musicology (Radio 101).