The LYANNAJ album is currently on the Nominating Ballot for the GRAMMY Awards. Noted Jazz Critic Neil Tesser wrote, "The impressive LYANNAJ heralds a Chicago artist of unusual depth and world-class promise". Likewise, the Japanese music website, Samurai-Latino listed the LYANNAJ album as #17 among its top 20 CDs 2009 year: "Her generous singing voice is large-hearted as a... vital force in the earth. It overflows with the feeling of the blooming of a large flower".
I hope that you will consider the following during the voting process: Best Album of the Year, Best Record of the Year, Best Song of the Year, Best New Artist and Best Jazz Vocal.
It is in the Caribbean, on the island of Guadeloupe that singer-songwriter and founder of "The Lyannaj Ensemble of Chicago", GLAWDYS N' DEE, began her musical and cultural odyssey that would ultimately evolve into a Vision.
Recent performances include: