Lisa Sokolov vocalist, improviser, composer. Recordings angel Rodeo, Lazy Afternoon, Presence and A Quiet Thing all received Best CD of the Year citations. Presence received 5 stars “Masterpiece”, Best CD of the Year in Downbeat Magazine, and made their January 2010 Best CD’s of the Decade list.
Sokolov has worked with Cecil Taylor, William Parker, Jeanne Lee, Rashied Ali, Badal Roy, Andrew Cyrille, , Butch Morris, Gerry Hemmingway, Todd Reynolds, Cameron Brown. She has played the Montreaux Jazz Festival, the Spoleto Festival, the Kool Jazz Festival, The Stimmen Festival, The Vision Festival, Havana International Jazz Festival, the Tampere Jazz Happening, The Brisbane Festival, Alice Tully Hall, Symphony Space, Merkin Hall,Opera de Lyon