Lisa grew up in Old Saybrook, Connecticut and currently resides in New Britain. She earned her B.A. in classical saxophone performance from the University of Connecticut and an MA from Nova Southeastern University in Teaching and Learning. She teaches 7th and 8th grade concert and jazz band in Canton, CT.
She began on clarinet as a child but then heard Clarence Clemons and “Doc” Kupka and started playing saxophone as well. She’s a big Count Basie fan and her favorite vocalists are Aretha Franklin and Ella Fitzgerald.
Lisa has two cats, Bruce and Louie, and enjoys gardening and going to the beach.