Liz Menezes is a singer songwriter that began her musical career at the age of ten by getting involved in her church as part of the choir ensemble, while she was learning how to play classical piano.
Her training as a writer began at an early age, when she began writing poetry which later would take life with melodies eventually becoming songs.
Her desire to be involved in music led her to audition and along the way she did performances as a singer and also worked as a backup vocalist for different known artists.
In her music you will not find your typical love story, being that she defines her sound as fresh and innovative, presenting them as a storybook of song.
Liz has been influenced greatly by the Brazilian culture, during her stay there for several years, she had the opportunity to record American standards in Bossa Nova in Rio de Janeiro. Included in these projects, which were released in Europe and Japan are such names as Bossa Nova great Roberto Menescal, and partner of Albatroz Music, Raymundo Bittencourt.
In 2007 two of her renditions of such Beatles classics,“For No One” and “Nowhere Man” included in the compilation BEATLES IN BOSSA went 1 in I-tunes Japan.
In 2008 Liz was voted into first place by her fans in the Latin category on the online competition FAMECAST with her song "Medidas".
In 2009, Liz was acknowledged by the press appearing in People Espanol, Boom Magazine, Pies Derecho, New York Al Dia, Juniors' Cave Online Magazine to name a few and she preformed at the world known BB Kings in NYC.
2010 brought Liz Menezes more attendtion, she was awarded honorable mention by Billboard as a lyricist and interpreter for her song "Tengo" in the0 Latin catergory.
Her fan base has continued to grow with fans in Argentina, Peru, Spain and many more.
2010 the launching of her official website (www.lizmenezes.com) was made possible with her collaboration with Monkey Pig (www.monkeypig.com).
2011 Liz Menezes debut cd “YO” has been released on all digital downloads. The cd has been a complete success. She is now being played in the following radio stations; www.radiosanz.com , www.radiovipze.com , www.895radiodelpueblo.com.ar/ , http://www.batanga.com/es/cds/liz-menezes-yo and many more.
Here is some of what the fans are saying:
Pia Delpiano - ESCUCHANDO MI CD DEDICADO ;) GRACIAS AMIGA! ESTAN GENIALES LOS TEMAS! TIENEN MUCHO POWER!!! UNO DE MIS PREFERIDOS ES "VENENO" ;)
Rubina Yaney - I just got my copy delivered yesterday... Amazing job and even more amazing are the vocal! G
Joshua Velazquez - lizzzzz.. im sooo gonna buy ur album!!!! u rock!!! GB
John Campos - Nice work Liz I picked up Sere from Itunes. I'm spanish but I can't speak a word but I understand a bit. Good Luck You should go far.
Jotan Afanador - Hey Liz I love it sounds crazy keep on doing your thing! Check out LIZ MENEZES RECORD ITS OUT AND READY FOR YOU TO CHECK IT OUT! GOON ITUNES! OR AMAZON.COM................ ITS HOT POP SPANISH ROCK FUNKY!!!!!!!!!!! MUSIC!
LOVE U ALL & SEE U REAL SOON....................
Yami More - Liz Menezes eres simplemente un tremendo derroche de talento.... Cuéntanos entre tus fans
Pia Delpiano - we love you
Giandrea Buckley - u have a wonderful voice i love the way u put hip into the spanish music!!!
Michael Casas - hey I just got your cd!... and I really love the work you did! I 'm loving it!!! and can't wait to see live ...
Remember that the audience that Liz Menezes targets is you! She is now giving a new face to the Latin music scene with a growing fan base looking for a new sound. Her first solo venture is sure to be a listen to and hit producing album!!!!