Lo Marie is a singer/songwriter from Madison, Wisconsin
She began voice and piano lessons at age five, and went on to earn a Bachelor of Music in Voice & Economics from Vanderbilt University. 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, and won Jazz Album of the Year at the 2015 MAMA Awards.