Lo Marie is a singer/songwriter from Madison, Wisconsin
Starting at age 5 with voice training and piano lessons, she has never looked back as she pursues new channels of musical expression.
Lo Marie earned a Bachelor of Music in Voice & Economics from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She started as an opera singer. Soon recognizing her true passion and affinity for jazz music, she began jazz guitar lessons with Jerry Kimbrough. Lo Marie studied under the great Billy Adair, director of jazz studies at Vanderbilt, and played in his professional big band, The Establishment.
With a pool of original songs and producer Jerry Kimbrough, Lo Marie released her first EP, Beyond the Age of Reason in August 2012 and gained an international following.
She toured the US from New York to Los Angeles, building her repertoire and perfecting new works at shows in Nashville, Chicago, and Madison. After years of work, Lo Marie finished her second EP, Solid Ground, in January of 2015, which was also produced by Jerry Kimbrough.
Solid Ground won the Jazz Album of the Year at the 2015 MAMA Awards.