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Marissa Levy

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Marissa has now joined the cast of the Podcast Girls Gone Geek. Check her out at girlsgonegeek.tv
posted 7 years ago
biography
Marissa Levy started writing songs because she needed an outlet for her emotions and therapy was just too expensive. She was born and raised in Bethesda, Maryland, then transplanted to the big bad streets of New York City. Armed with a mind for music and a 1963 Favia classical guitar Marissa began to express herself through song in a thoughtful if slightly scattered manner.

Eventually, the Favia (may it rest in peace) broke and Marissa moved on to a new guitar and a more serious attitude about songwriting. She sought spiritual guidance from the folk and pop troubadours (Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton, Christine Lavin, and Billy Joel) that Marissa truly believed were kids singers as a tot, as well as modern chick rockers including Lisa Loeb, Dar Williams and Jill Sobule. Through this combination of influences she emerged with a sound that falls somewhere not so neatly in between.

In 2003, Marissa released her first full-length album adorned, lookmanohands produced and engineered by David Perlick Molinari and mastered by Drew Lavyne (Elvis/JXL, Sting-Brand New Day, Santana-Supernatural, Dave Matthews Band-Before These Crowded Streets). It was representative of her folksy background but n... (+) expand
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Cooper (level 8) wrote:
Your song RDJ made me laugh
7 years ago
gravityscoffer (level 16) wrote:
You have an awesome voice! Thanks for sharing!
7 years ago
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