With her unique voice and singing approach — which stands rock and roll, pop and jazz songs on the heads — Lisa Engelken is definately not a garden-variety jazz vocalist, which she insists on planing a trip to the beat of her own musical drum has kept her function refreshing and frequently striking. Created in Big Skies, KS, right into a huge family members, Engelken was apparently always performing as a kid, and she later on trained in traditional voice and theatre, but she constantly kept her personal maverick eyesight of just what a music would have to be, and became experienced at set up and harmony. Shifting towards the east coastline, she created the sextet the Zimmermans in Washington, D.C. with Jonathan Spottiswoode, as well as the group documented two albums, Cut as well as the Loneliest Female in the Globe, before splitting. Engelken also fronted a D.C.-centered jazz quintet called Dark Olive, liberating the album Cosmopolitan, and dabbled in theatrical rock using the Alabama band the Sugar La-Las. After a short stay in NY, she relocated to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, where she worked well like a composer and vocal trainer for the Bare Bone fragments Theatre Organization. She also published and documented an recording of original tunes, Geographically Challenged, and place a short-lived music group together to try out the new music live, playing bass and managing the business lead vocals. Music continued keep for a little bit, though, while she completed her M.A., ultimately agreeing to a lecturer placement at SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA State University. Carrying out a fellowship in Italy, Engelken changed her focus back again to music, and documented the dazzling and ambitious Caravan away Information in Berkeley. The record premiered in 2010.