Lilly Martin is a Swiss Blues Award winner in 2020, a powerful performer and songwriter. A native New Yorker who has made Switzerland her home, Lilly Martin belongs to the most striking voices and charismatic artists on the Blues & Soul music scene worldwide. Her warm and unique performances are filled with authentic, story-telling passion. She has released 4 successful solo albums and has made numerous appearances at renowned blues and jazz festivals. Her newest 5th solo album will be released in 2022.
On her 2018 album “Minetta”,this native New Yorker showcases a powerful combination of big-town blues and honey-dipped soul. Memories, sights and sounds of her home on Minetta Street in Greenwich Village served as inspiration. "Right Now", the 2015 album, was Lilly Martin's breakthrough as a recognized blues and soul artist and brought her much praise and airplay around the world. 2013 saw the release of "The Roadhouse Mission", a gripping live album. And 2012 the rather quiet and jazzy "The Velvet Mission", the first of 4 albums so far.
Read "Minetta" album feedbacks from Bluesnews.ch, Rocknews.ch, Jazz n More
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- Lilly Martin "Leavin'" & "Waiting For The Fog To Lift" 2021, singles
- Lilly Martin "Ain't No Love..." & "Hard Times Need Hope" 2020, singles
- Lilly Martin "Minetta" 2018 (H2U/Phonag), album
- Lilly Martin "Right Now" 2015 (Sounds & Media), album
- Lilly Martin "The Roadhouse Mission - Live" 2014 (mBassador), album
- Lilly Martin "The Velvet Mission" 2012 (mBassador), album
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The English Independent Blues Broadcaster Association IBBA chose Lilly Martin's album "Right Now" to be CD of the month. Songs from the album are now being aired on regular rotation throughout the associated radio networks. And also CD of the month at Radio Swiss Jazz.
- CD of the month & interview at highly regarded Blues News Magazine Germany
- long interview at Kult-magazine, read here in german
- Radio airplay at KCOR Kansas City USA, featured as CD of the week
- Airplay & Interviews at BRI USA, BigBluesBonanza UK, Radio Fribourg Switzerland
- single "Right Now" played on over 200 radio stations in Italy!
- Front page & Interview in Jazztime Magazine.
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References & concerts (selection):
Baden Blues Festival, Festival da Jazz St. Moritz, Lichtensteiger Jazztage, Mühle Hunziken Rubigen, Basel Summerblues, Bülacher Jazztage, Plaza Club Zurich, Scala Wetzikon, Braderie Biel, Greifensee Jazz am See, Lyss Cinehappening, Lugano Blues To Bop, Appalooza Bern, Rock- and Bluescruise 2013, Eventhalle 6 Thun, Celerina "sounds good", s-ka Altnau, Kulturwerkstatt Chur, Jetläg Bern, Jazzclub Rorschach, Baronessa Lenzburg, Commihalle Zürich
Radio Swiss Pop, Radio Swiss Jazz, BRI USA, KCOR USA, Big Blues Bonanza UK, IBBA UK, SRF 1, SRF 2, SRF 3, Radio 1, Rete 1, Rete 3, Radio Zürisee, Radio Top, Radio Fribourg, Radio Munot, Capital FM, Radio Argovia, Radio 1, Radio Inside, Radio Blues Zeppelin
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