Lia Booth is quickly establishing herself as one of Southern California’s most talked about young jazz vocalists. She has been making a strong impression and building a solid fan base with her fun, dynamic and heartfelt performances. Her daring yet effortless musical style is rooted deeply in the past but with a contemporary sensibility that breathes new life into classic jazz standards night after night.
Lia had her start singing in the college vocal jazz ensembles Singcopation (Mt. San Antonio College, Bruce Rogers, Director) and Pacific Standard Time (Cal State Long Beach, Christine Guter, Director). These experiences included several recording projects and appearances at the famed Monterey Jazz Festival and other notable concert venues.
For 10+ years Lia has been performing in popular jazz venues across LA, OC and Riverside counties, working both with the area’s younger generation of “jazz lions” and with a host of veteran jazz musicians. Most notably, Tony Guerrero, Jeff Goldblum, Crystal Lewis & Arturo Sandoval.
Her first album release was in 2018 with jazz guitarist, Will Brahm simply titled "Lia Booth & Will Brahm" Her most recent album release is with her quintet. Released March 31, 2022 from MetaJAX Entertainment and titled "Life Can Be Beautiful", this album throws her style on a few popular standard tunes while adding some delightful new original songs written by both Lia and Tony Guerrero.
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