La Marisoul

musician and vocalist

La Marisoul is perhaps best known as the voice of LA's Grammy-winning ensemble (and KCRW favorites), La Santa Cecilia. Over six albums, the band has perfected its iconoclastic mix of traditional Mexican music with Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, and rock'n'roll flourishes. Growing up between Mexico and LA, she cut her teeth as a teenager singing on Olvera Street for spare change before co-founding La Santa Cecilia in 2007. As a solo artist, she sang with Elvis Costello and The Roots on their 2013 album, "Wise Up Ghost," and subsequently appeared with them on "Conan" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." She also appeared in "Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration," the all-star appreciation of Joni Mitchell, and "BREATHEWATCHLISTENTOUCH: The Work and Music of Yoko Ono" at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

La Marisoul on KCRW

La Marisoul of La Santa Cecilia joins KCRW’s Private Playlist to talk about sharing stereo time with a four-year-old, living in her “sad-girl feels” with Cuco, and finding hope for the…

Private Playlist: La Santa Cecilia's La Marisoul finds hope for the future in music

La Marisoul of La Santa Cecilia joins KCRW’s Private Playlist to talk about sharing stereo time with a four-year-old, living in her “sad-girl feels” with Cuco, and finding hope for the…

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