Lisa Nemzo bio
Originally from Newport, RI, recording artist Lisa Nemzo is known for her show stopping, over-the-neck harmonic 12-string guitar solos. Highly regarded by fellow musicians, she has released eight CD’s, three on German label Metronome/Polygram, garnering worldwide fans. Nemzo’s catalog of charted songs includes:
“Walking on Ice”, “I Don’t Wanna’ Fool With Love”, “Hard for a Girl Like Me”(Europe) “Hot Summer Nights”—hit song for Harvey Mason / Lee Ritenour’s “Stone Mason”— “Stayin’ With It” a Tom Snow hit song, duet with Rick Roberts/Firefall— “Feel the Night” duet with Baxter Robertson in Karate Kid— “Short Cut,” hit single on “Here's to Love” & “Greatest Hits” by Tanya Tucker.
Lisa’s newest project ‘Arlington’ is a song and short film based on the true story of a young serviceman who died defending our country. His mother drives to Arlington National Cemetery to visit his grave. The song and film is a call to action to help our fallen and wounded warriors and their families. http://www.arlington-film.com. “Arlington” won Best Merit Award 2012 for Best Music Video/ACCOLADE FILM FESTIVAL La Jolla, CA.
“Restless Soul” Lisa’s title track for her CD “Restless Soul” was featured on Vol 8 Fast Folk CD and was entered into the Smithsonian Institute representing the best of folk music from the 1990’s. It was featured in the documentary “Bear Down” included songs from Melissa Etheridge and Jewell.
Lisa’s latest CD, “Unlock My Heart,” (Dream Wild Records) was culled from her catalogue of over 400 self-penned songs. The album is a renaissance of romantic edged tunes with catchy melodies and infectious riffs. “Hidden Message” Call to Arts! Winner: Lisa Nemzo: For Vision and Imagination.
The lead single and video, “Reach,” won Best Environmental Music Video of 2009, from Green Screen Environmental Film Festival & Salon.
During her celebrated career, Lisa toured with artists Bonnie Raitt, Heart, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, Christopher Cross, Firefall, and Hall and Oates, just to name a few.
Nemzo threw her producer hat in the ring with critically acclaimed projects for Marc & The Plattitudes CD “Bitter & Sweet” and EP “Blue Collar.” Slated for April 2013 release is Carey Appel’s “House of Cards” & all female rockabilly band Bad Ass Boots, “Gotta Give Me Something”. 2015 Produced a project called "Tryin' To Come Back Home" for Vietnam Veteran blues rock guitarist, Michael Wesley Hughes, slated for November 11th Veterans Day release. Target demographic 28 million veterans still tryin' to come back home...
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