- Lisa Moscatiello
Infobox musical artist
Name = Lisa Moscatiello
Background = solo_singer
April 4, 1966
Arlington County, Virginia, United States
Instrument = Vocals
Genre = Folk
Years_active = 1982-present
Label = Happy Cactus
Arthur Loves Plastic
The New St. George
The Space Dots
URL = http://www.lisamoscatiello.com/
Lisa Moscatiello is an American singer who is part of the
Washington, DCarea music scene. She is listed in Music Hound's "Folk: Essential Album Guide", and is most often categorized as a folk vocalist. Moscatiello is, however, known for her versatility and range, and has appeared on stage singing the music of Scottish fiddler Johnny Cunninghamin a production by the avant-garde theatre group Mabou Mines, and is featured on recordings by the Washington, DC-area techno band, Arthur Loves Plastic.
A native of
Arlington, VA, she attended Yale Universityfrom 1984-1988. She was actively involved in Yale's well-known a capella music community as a member of the group Redhot & Blue. She was a member of the British-style folk-rock band The New St. Georgefrom 1989-1994. She joined the New York-based Celtic-fusion band Whirligig in 1996, and performed with them through 2002, with appearances at the Philadelphia Folk Festival, the Newport Folk Festival, and Britain's Cropredy Festival.
In 2005, she formed her own jazz-folk hybrid band called the Space Dots, and recorded an album of "acid cabaret" songs with them called "Trouble from the Start". Other recent projects of note include Jennifer Cutting's Ocean (2003) album featuring
Maddy Priorand Gabriel Yacouband Well-Kept Secrets (2003) with fiddler Rosie Shipley.
She is an
Italian American.Fact|date=February 2007
*"Innocent When You Dream" 1997
*"Second Avenue" 2000
*"What Happens After Love" (with Fred Lieder) 2002
*"Well Kept Secrets" (with Rosie Shipley) 2003
*"Trouble from the Start" 2005
* [http://www.lisamoscatiello.com/ Lisa Moscatiello Official Website]
* [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:4gjleai14xg7~T1 All Music Guide Artist Biography - Lisa Moscatiello]
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