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ABOUT 

Leanna is an acclaimed entertainer in the Greater Palm Springs area with residencies with her husband/conga player Miguel at V Wine Lounge, Hunters, The Roost Lounge, Tommy Bahama, Babaloo, private events, and the headliner with her jazz quintet for the Palm Springs Summer Jazz Concert Series to a sold out house. 


Often called the modern day Ricky & Lucy, they have also performed regularly at well known Palm Springs area venues: Mr. Lyons, Oscar's, Wangs in the Desert, JAX, The Greek 13, Stacy's Piano Bar, private events, including the Frank Sinatra Estate with their jazz quartet.


Depending on the gig - Leanna brings the 1940s through the 2000s in the genres of Jazz, Latin, Mod, Pop, R&B, Bossa Nova, Dance, and even Mariachi music. She sings in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. 


From opening the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl with a nationally award-winning jazz ensemble and performing at Birdland West, to lead vocalist for an eight piece Latin band in LA/OC dance venues, and lending her voice to recording sessions for film, television, and bands, studying with the top jazz musicians in SoCal, these experiences shaped Leanna's sound and deep appreciation for the art of jazz and music as a whole. She holds a BA Degree in Theatre Arts - Performance and Directing from Cal State Long Beach and is an award-nominated actress/vocalist having performed in many of the professional/regional theaters in the Valley and in SoCal. Leanna and Miguel relocated to Palm Springs in 2014, share 18 years of marital bliss, and are raising three wonderful kiddos together. 

 

For more info: www.leannalive.com