April 10, 2015

Wonderland Receives Nomination For The Year's Most Exceptional Artists and Releases In The 14th Independent Music Awards


Hello and Happy Spring!
It's my favorite time of year and I am thrilled, honored and pleased to announce that Wonderland has been nominated for this award! Read the press release below to find out more about it, and please click the link here to my IMA Artist Page to participate and vote for Wonderland in the Vox Pop Poll, another fun facet of this award.
Life Is Sweet,


March 26, 2015
Lissy Walker, the folk-jazz vocalist of Berkeley, California was named by Music Resource Group as a Nominee of The 14th Independent Music Awards for her album, Wonderland, in the Best Jazz With Vocals category. Independent Music Awards nominations in more than 80 Album, Song, EP, Music Producer, Music Video and Design categories were announced for self-released and independent label artists from The United States, Europe, and Asia.


The eclectic mix of established and rising talent nominated in The 14th IMAs were culled from thousands of submissions that were released during the program’s eligibility period, between June, 2013 thru December, 2014. The IMA's celebrates the meritocracy of talent and democratization of creativity; winners and nominees are determined solely by artistic merit.

Winners will be determined by a panel of influential artist and industry judges including Sharon Jones, Raul Midón, Amanda Palmer, Lunice, Suzanne Vega, Meshell Ndegeocello, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jane Monheit, Arturo Sandoval, Melissa Auf der Maur, Shelby Lynne, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Lila Downs, Chris Wood & Oliver Wood (The Wood Brothers), Judy Collins, Bernie Worrell, Dennis Diken (The Smithereens), Adam Agee (Stellar Kart), Nathan Currin (Family Force 5), Deon Rexroat (Anberlin), Jonathan Steingard (Hawk Nelson), Terry McBride, (Nettwerk Music Group), Bob Ludwig (Gateway Mastering), Anthony DeCurtis (Rolling Stone), Benji Rogers (PledgeMusic), as well as numerous talent buyers from high profile showcase platforms and performance venues throughout the world.  

Fans Choose Best Music, Video & Designs at IMA Vox Pop Poll
In addition to the Winners selected by the Artist & Industry judges, music fans from around the world have until Friday, July 31, 2015 to vote for their favorite Nominees at The Vox Pop Jukebox, the fan-determined portion of The IMAs.

IMA Winners will be promoted to more than 1 Billion music fans via online & broadcast promotions, performance and distribution opportunities. Details and complete list of Nominees and Judges available at:

Bruce Lindsay, All About Jazz
"...all sultriness and sweetness...Wonderland's romantic moments are about equally offset by intimations, if not overt statements, of heartbreak, making of this album a conceptual exploration of the yin and yang of relationships..."

David McGee, Deep Roots Magazine

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