About Leslie Sanazaro Santi
Saint Louis, MO
Leslie Sanazaro is an active performer, singer-songwriter and pianist. A degreed musician and international touring singer, she released her first EP Stars in the Attic, in 2006. Since then she has organized international solo tours, gained radio airplay in the US, Canada and Europe, played over 70 shows in Asia in 2008, and was nominated Best Singer-Songwriter in St. Louis by the Riverfront Times' 2009 Music Awards.
Influenced by pop, folk, jazz and modern day songwriters, some of Leslie's major influences include Carole King, Rickie Lee Jones, and jazz singers like Chet Baker and Nancy Wilson, among others. She tours regularly and has just released her newest EP, On Your Roof in September 2008.
Leslie has been reviewed for her musical and cause related efforts including articles about her environmental tour, The Green Light Tour 2007, which played cities throughout the US and Canada, teaming up with sponsors like the Sierra Club and Arbor Day Foundation, planting trees and raising awareness about global warming.
Leslie Sanazaro spent the early spring months of 2008 performing solo in Seoul, South Korea, and upon returning home played a handful of festival shows that summer in the Northeastern United States.
Currently Leslie is re-releasing her first record Stars in the Attic, and performing regionally around her homebase of St. Louis.