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LeisaK - is a Blues, Soul, & Ballad Singer / Songwriter from New Orleans, LA. and currently resides in Las Vegas, NV.
She has has been singing since she could talk and has been very well-received in New Orleans since the late 1970s.
Born to musical parents, she grew up listening to Roots and Blues with a little Nat King Cole and Jimmy Rogers thrown in the mix.
Leisa K performed with her band at various music venues in the New Orleans area from Frenchmen Street to Uptown. She has worked with Blind Bryan Lee, Doug Duffey, Alonzo Johnson Jr. of Rockin' Dopsie, "Chuckie C" Elam, Zachary Matchett, 30 x 90 Blues Women, plus many other New Orleans musicians.
Now with her band, The Pickups, she's spicing up the West with her New Orleans style.
Although her forté is slow, heart-breaker blues, she sings everything from her heart and loves to entertain.
She is a prolific songwriter and an energetic and engaging performer.
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Jan 14 2016
- Active within 1 month
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years together:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- 1 time per week
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
- 66 years
Taj Mahal, Bessie Smith, Big Mama Thornton, Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, Koko Taylor... Many others.
Members Of Band
Leisa K: Lead Vocals / Songwriter / P.R. / Booking
Terry Hayden: Guitar / Vocals
Norm Roberts: Bass
Andrew Frechtman: Drums
Ruby Jo: Drums
Al Ventura: Keyboards / Vocals
Scott Sumner: Keyboards / Vocals
Phillip DeBuckett: Band Manager
Shure SM 58 mics
Different Track number: 1 Year: 2016 Album: Different Genre: Blues
An original song written by Leisa K as an homage to her mama. "Different makes the world go 'round."
How I Love New Orleans
How I Love New Orleans Track number: 5 Year: 2015 Album: Different Genre: Other
How I Love New Orleans was written by Leisa K. This is her gift to the city she loves.
Bringing y'all some New Orleans spiced Blues + Rock, Soul, Americana & Originals.