From: CA, United States
Genre: Jazz, Lounge, Musical Theatre
Lisa Lindsley, who was born in Ogden, Utah, grew up listening to jazz greats like Evans, Brubeck, Ella Fitzgerald, and Sarah Vaughan because her father kept jazz and classical music playing on the stereo. Her mother, who imbued in her a love of theater, was a budding film actress, Carolynn Ross, who had left Hollywood in the 1950s under the advice of her good friend, the producer/director Joseph Mankiewicz, because of the McCarthy-era blacklist.
While Lindsley gravitated to the rock and pop music of the…