1. Private Bookings:  Contact
    for house concerts, voice lessons and private events.


Upcoming Shows & Radio Interviews:




Past Shows:


MOODS Art Space & Gallery       BUY TIX
Saturday, December 19, 2015.  8pm.
– Located in the funky, new NOTO Arts District!
816 North Kansas Ave.
Topeka, Kansas 66608


TV : WIBW – Channel 13, Topeka, KS
Afternoon Talk Show w/ host Ralph Hipp
Thursday, December 17, 2015. 
4:30 pm.
Tune in to hear Lisa to talk about her upcoming holiday concert on December 19th at MOODS Art Space & Gallery.



Radio : KCSM jazz 91 FM
In the Moment” w/ host Jim Bennett
Thursday, August 13, 2015. 
9:00 pm (PST).
Live broadcast of performance: “RUMInations on Love”
a concert of poetry by Rumi and the music of Lisa.


House Concert — SOLD OUT!
Sunday, July 12, 2015.  5:30pm.
Lisa sings in a “Round-Robin” concert w/ the Benny Watson Trio.
Berkeley, CA.

Take Five Jazz Coffeehouse & Bar
Saturday, June 27, 2015.  8pm.
6601 West 135th Street, Suite A-21
Overland Park, Kansas 66223


Radio :  KKFI 90.1 FM w/ host KC on Jazz Afternoon
Thursday, June 25, 2015. 
1:30 pm.
Lisa chats with Host KC about this Saturday’s Kansas City Debut of Little Warrior.


Dazzle Jazz Club — Two Shows!

Saturday, June 20, 2015.   (7pm & 9pm)
930 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203

w/ Eric Gunnison (pno), Ron Bland (bs), Matt Swindells (drums).
    + Donna Wickham & Nellie Quinn on Bkg. Vocals


Denver Radio:  KUVO FM (89.3 FM) : Take Note

Friday, June 19, 2015. 2:30pm (Mt. time).
Lisa chats with radio host Susan Gatschet 
  about the Denver debut of Little Warrior.


Kansas Public Radio– “The Jazz Scene” w/ David Basse
Saturday, June 20, 2015. 10 am. (Central Time)

Lisa chats with David Basse about the Kansas City Debut of Little Warrior on June 27th at Take Five.


KCSM & Jim Bennett Host an In-the-Moment Concert

Musically Minded Academy
Saturday, June 13, 2015. 
8 pm.
5776 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94618
w/ Frank Martin (pno), Sam Bevan (bs), & Matt Swindells (drms), Dan Neville (vibes).


Radio:  KPFA FM (94.1 FM) : The Hear and Now
Lisa performs live with Frank Martin on piano!
Thursday, June 11, 2015. 
10:00 pm.

Host Derk Richardson conducts the interview.
Berkeley, CA.


Doc’s Lab  (formerly The Purple Onion) — SOLD OUT!
Saturday, June 6, 2015.  8 pm.
124 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA
Matthew Charles Heulitt gtr; Sam Bevan bs;  Matt Swindells
drums; Dan Neville vibes; David Alt, tnr; Cara Vida & Jennifer Barone.

with the Denny Berthiaume Trio
Bell Main Stage
Tuesday, June 2, 2015. 
7:30 pm.

863 Main Street
Redwood City,  CA  94063


KPOO FM (89.5) : Poor People’s Radio
Friday, May 29,  2015. 
1:15 pm.
Lisa visits with Radio Host & Poet Avotcja

on La Verdad Musical
San Francisco, CA.

The Beat Museum’s Poetry & Jazz Series
@ Top of the Mark
Tuesday, March 24, 2015.
Curated by Word Party’s own Jennifer Barone.
999 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Tribeca Loft Concert
Saturday, October 25, 2014. 
8:30 pm
New York, NY

Steve Denny (pno), Marco Panascia (bs), and Matt Swindells (drms).
A special opening set: Peter Fox and  The Joe Young Project

Wednesday, October 23, 2014
300 So. High Street
Baltimore,  MD  21202

Bethesda Blues & Jazz
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
7719 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD  20814

Eli Staples (pno), Jeff Reed (bs), Matt Swindells (drms), Tim Leahey (tpt).  Backing Vocals:  Janine Wilson & Sandra Bishop

Hybrid Jazz Radio w/ Trish Hennessey
Wednesday, October 9, 2014.  1:00 pm EST.


Pure Jazz Radio in New York City w/ host Rich Keith
Friday, October 10th, 2014.  9:00pm EST

The Sound Room
Saturday, September 27, 2014.
  8:00 pm
Music of the [Hemi]Spheres

2147 Broadway, Oakland, CA.

KCSM- Desert Island Jazz w/ host Alisa Clancy
Friday, September 26, 2014.  9am.
Jazz Radio in the Bay Area.
Every week KCSM strands a new castaway on its desert island.

And this week it’s Lisa.  Tune in to hear what she will take with her.

KFPA- Ear Thyme (94.1 FM) w/ host Afrikahn Jahmal-Dayvs
Saturday, September 20, 2014.  11:20 pm.
Tune in to hear Lisa and hear what she’s cookin’ up for her upcoming show.


The Red Poppy Art House — SOLD OUT!
Saturday, June 28, 2014. 

2698 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA  94110


Valentine’s Day House Concert
Private Event
Saturday, February 15, 2014.
San Francisco, CA.

“Hybrid Jazz” Radio with Trisha Hennessey
Thursday December 12th,
2:00 pm (Eastern)


WHPK Radio Interview with jazzologist Lofton Emenari, III
Sunday, December 8, 2013. 
3:00 pm (Central)
Chicago, IL.


The Sound Room — SOLD OUT!
Sunday, November 10, 2013.

Little Warrior CD Release
2147 Broadway
Oakland, CA.

The Sound Room — SOLD OUT!
Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Little Warrior CD Release
2147 Broadway
Oakland, CA.



KKUP 91.5 FM with Afrikahn Jahmal Dayvs
Thursday, November 7, 2013
1:30 pm (Pac time)



KCSM FM:  Morning Cup of Jazz with Alisa Clancy
Thursday, November 7, 2013.
  9:00 am (Pacific)



KPFA FM in Berkeley, CA: Musical Colors with Avotcja
Tuesday, November 5, 2013.
  9:15 pm (Pacific)



KKFI 90.1 FM in Kansas City, MO.
Thursday, October 17th, 2013.  2:05pm (Central)
Lisa talks with host K.C. about Little Warrior and her musical journey


Dazzle Jazz Club –Two Shows:   SOLD OUT!
Saturday, June 29, 2013.  2 shows:  7 pm & 9 pm
930 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203

KUVO FM (89.3) in Denver
Friday, June 28, 2013.  1:20pm.

Denver gets the scoop!
The very first listen to tracks from Lisa’s highly-anticipated album
“Little Warrior!”  Hosted by Arturo Gomez.

The Sound Room — SOLD OUT!
Saturday, February 23, 2013.
  8:00 pm.

2147 Broadway
Oakland, CA.


Live Worms Gallery
Saturday, October 20, 2012.
1345 Grant Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94133
Book Release of “Saporoso,”
a book of poetry by Jennifer Barone.
Lisa sits in with Nova Jazz Trio!

Caffe Trieste
Thursday, September 20, 2012.
8pm.  Free Event!
609 Vallejo Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
Lisa sits in with Nova Jazz Quartet!


Redwood City Jazz in the Plaza
Monday, July 16, 2012.  6 pm till 8 pm.
2600  Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA  94062
A Special Guest appearance with Octobop


Barry Warren Presents…Supper and Song
Sunday, July 15, 2012.  6:30 pm
1501 Washington Avenue
Albany, CA 94707

The Blue Room — Two Shows:  SOLD OUT!
Friday, June  22, 2012.
  8:30 pm  (Two Shows)
1600 E. 18th Street
Kansas City, MO  64108
with Roger Wilder (pno); Gerald Spaits (bs); Matt Swindells (drm); Stan Kessler (tpt).


KKFI, 90.1 FM, Kansas City
Thursday, June 21, 2012.


Dazzle Jazz Club SOLD OUT!
Saturday, June  16, 2012.
2 shows:  7 pm & 9 pm
930 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203
with Eric Gunnison (pno); Bijoux Barbosa (bs); Matt Swindells (drm); John Lake (tpt).

RADIO INTERVIEW with David Basse on The Jazz Scene
KPR Radio (91.5 FM, KANU-Lawrence/Kansas City)
Saturday, June 16, 2012.
3:05 pm.


RADIO INTERVIEW with Arturo Gomez
KUVO Radio (89.3 FM, Denver, CO)
Thursday, June 14, 2012.


San Jose Jazz Presents…
Wednesday Night Jazz Series at the Hilton
Wednesday, May 9, 2012.
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Free Admission!
The Downtown Hilton,  San Jose, CA
Details Here
Event listing in MetroActive!


Red Poppy Art HouseSOLD OUT!
Saturday, February 25, 2012.
8:00 pm
2698 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Special Event:  The Debut of  Anima Explorations, Part II!

KSJS 90.1 FM in San Jose
Sunday, February 19, 2012.
12:00 noon
Lisa chats with host Brad Stone about her upcoming Red Poppy Show 2/25/12  and the debut of The Anima Project, Part II.


KCSM 91.1 FM –  “I’m Talkin’ Jazz”
Sunday, October 23, 2011.
8:00 am
Lisa chats with radio host Alisa Clancy about her new recording project “Anima Explorations.”

St. Alban’s Parish
Wednesday, September 7, 2011.
A Special Guest Appearance with the Benny Watson Trio
Dinner at 7pm.  Show at 8pm.
1505 Washington Avenue
Albany, CA  94706


Jardine’s Jazz ClubSOLD OUT!
Friday, June  24, 2011.
2 shows:   6 pm & 7:45 pm.
4536 Main Street
Kansas City, MO  64111
Roger Wilder (pno), Gerald Spaits (bs), Matt Swindells (drm), Stan Kessler (tpt).

Dazzle Jazz ClubSOLD OUT!
Saturday, June  18, 2011.

2 shows
:  7 pm & 9:00 pm
930 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203
with Steven Denny (pno), Kenneth Walker (bs), Matt Swindells (drm), Al Hood (tpt).

The Jazzschool
Saturday, June 11, 2011.
8:00 pm
2087 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
Lisa appears with Grant Levin (pno), Sam Bevan (bs),  Matt Swindells (drm), Dave Scott (tpt).

ArtSpace 4500
Saturday, May 14, 2011.
8:00 pm
The Castro District
San Francisco, CA

San Jose Jazz Presents
Lisa Engelken at the Fairmont Hotel

Wednesday, April 27, 2011.
7:30 pm – 9:30pm
The Club Regent, Fairmont Hotel
San Jose, CA  95113
The Red Poppy Art HouseSOLD OUT!
Saturday, March 5, 2011.
8:00 pm
2698 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA  94110


The DEEJ Presents…
CD Release Concert!
Saturday, November 13, 2010.
9:00 pm
The Underground Theatre
Washington, DC   (Chevy Chase, MD)


Miles’ Jazz Cafe (NYC)
Tuesday, November 16, 2010.
9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
212 E. 52nd St.
New York NY 10022

SFJAZZ ORG presents…
Summer JazzFest Concert Series in Levi’s Plaza

Wednesday, October 13, 2010.
12:00 noon

in Levi’s Plaza
The Embarcadero at Battery Street
San Francisco, CA


ARTspace 4500 SOLD OUT!
Saturday, September 18, 2010.
8:30 pm

4500 19th Street (at Douglass)
The Castro District, San Francisco, CA


The Red Poppy Art House– SOLD OUT!
Friday, August 20, 2010.  9:00 pm
San Francisco Debut of “Caravan”- LIVE!

2698 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA  94110


Saturday, August 14, 2010.
7:00 pm til 9:30 pm
1710 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA  94103


Dazzle Jazz Club SOLD OUT!
30 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203

Lisa appears with Steve Denny, piano; Marty Kenney, bass; Ben Waters, drums; Gabe Mervine, trumpet.


KUVO (89.3 FM) Denver, CO:  live interview w/ Arturo Gomez
Wednesday,  July 28, 2010  at 1:30 pm.
Lisa chats with Arturo regarding upcoming show at Dazzle Jazz in Denver.


KGNU (88.5 FM) Boulder, CO:  live interview w/ Jerry Maddock
on Jazz and Beyond:  Thursday, July 22, 2010.
1390 AM in the Denver metro area.


D’Vine Jazz
Friday, July 16  &  Saturday, July 17, 2010.
8:00 pm til 11:00 pm

775 Cochrane Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Sunday, July 4, 2010.
Sutter Street Stage,  4:00 til 6:00 pm
Happy Independence Day!


The Hedley Club in the Hotel De Anza
Saturday, June 26, 2010.
8:30 pm til 12:00 pm

233 West Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113

The Jazzschool SOLD OUT!
CD Release of CARAVAN

Friday, May 7, 2010.  8:00 pm

2087 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

Lisa officially kicks off the concert tour of Caravan CARAVAN.


Friday, February 17th, 2012, priestess and poetess Avotcja graciously hosts Lisa to talk about new roads and explorations on her show La Verdad Musical on KPOO (89.5 FM) in San Francisco.Thursday, June 23rd, 2011, at 1:10 pm, in the midst of rehearsal for the slammin’ Jardine’s show, Lisa ducked out to speak with host K.C. on KKFI-90.1 FM‘s “Afternoon Jazz” program.  K.C. dug deep into Lisa’s tunes from Caravan, talking about the evolution of “From the Earth,” Lisa’s lyric verions of Freddie Hubbard’s “Red Clay” as well as the development of Lisa’s title track “Caravan.”

Saturday, June 18th at 3:05, on Kansas Public Radio 91.5 FM in Lawrence.  Whilst in a mildly silly & absurb dream-state,  Lisa conversed with host David Basse about her upcoming, sold-out debut of Caravan at Jardine’s Jazz Club in Kansas City on Friday, June 24th.

Thursday, June 16 at 7:20 pm with Daniel Feinberg. KUVO 89.3 fm in Denver, CO.

Early Wednesday morning, June 8, 2011, Lisa went in to KCSM 91.1 FM studios to visit Alisa Clancy on her show “Morning Cup of Jazz.” A hoot was had by all!

Tuesday evening, June 7, 2011, Lisa appeared on “Musical Colors” with KPFA’s 94.1 FM very own Avotcja.

Sunday afternoon, 1:20pm, February 27, 2011: A leisurely chat with Brad Stone of KSJS 90.5 FM in San Jose about Lisa’s new concert season and new material in development for debut at the Red Poppy Art House in San Francisco on Saturday, March 5th, 8pm curtain.

Monday morning, November 8th, 2010-2:35am:  A late-night chat with WPFW (89.3 FM, Washington, DC) Radio Host Faunee about Lisa’s upcoming show on Saturday, November 13th at The Underground Theatre in Chevy Chase, MD.

Sunday morning, May 2nd at 9:00 am:   Tune in to KSJS ( 90.5 fm, San Jose) to hear Lisa talk LIVE with MIKE SCHWARTZ about Caravan and her upcoming CD Concert Celebration on Friday, May 7th at the Jazzschool in Berkeley.

Wednesday morning, May 5th at 11:00 am:   Lisa will be in the KPFA studios talking with AVOTCJA on her show “Music of the World” ( 94.1 fm, Berkeley) about further developments & surprises.  Listen in to Avotcja’s amazing show every Wednesday at 11:00 to 12 noon.

Thursday, April 1, 2010:  “Community Bridge” Radio Program on KSDB in Manhattan, KS, with host Christopher Renner:  Lisa speaks with Chris about growing up in Kansas, living in Italy and where the Caravan is schedule to go.

KRML in Carmel, CA  (1410 am):  March 21, 2010, Lisa chats with Jim Sintetos about the upcoming debut of “Caravan” on his radio show “First Look”.   Listen to full INTERVIEW.

El Valenciano

Wednesday, February 3, 2010. 9:30pm

1153 Valencia Street (between 22nd & 23rd)
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: 415.826.9561

To be re-scheduled soon! Lisa once again appears under the baton of Adm. Ted Brinkley, semi-retired.  The evening will feature a gigantic ensemble of winds, strings & voices, painting nightmarish & blissful scenes of sea spray and maritime debauchery.

Club Deluxe
Wednesday, December 23, 2009. 9:30pm

1511 Haight Street (between Clayton & Ashbury)
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone: 415.552.6949

Lisa teams up with pianist Jarrett Cherner, plus special guests.

El Valenciano
Wednesday, October 28, 2009. 9:30pm

1153 Valencia Street (between 22nd & 23rd)
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: 415.826.9561

Lisa appears under the baton of sonic genius Adm. Ted Brinkley, semi-retired.

Tune into Denver’s premiere Jazz Radio:
KUVO (89.3 FM):
1:30pm, Thursday, June 14th.
Lisa chats with Arturo Gomez about the June 16th show at Dazzle and about the new album “Little Warrior:  Anima Explorations.