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YOU’RE FINE – Available now!

Barbra Lica is a fast-rising Canadian jazz vocalist and songwriter, and has been receiving accolades for her unique vocal ability that stresses subtlety and grace. Based in Toronto, Barbra’s live shows have captivated audiences all over North America with her genuine warmth and confident stage presence.

Hot on the heels of her 2017 Juno-nominated recording, ‘I’m Still Learning’, Barbra Lica is back with her fifth and most ambitious offering to date – ‘You’re Fine’ (November 2018). Having spent the last couple of years touring clubs and festivals, Barbra found herself in Nashville where she was blown away by the sounds of old country and western swing. She dedicated the next year to song writing trips between Nashville and Toronto, collaborating with new songwriters and work-shopping with her band to find a new space for contemporary jazz, one that borrows and fuses elements of American country music.

‘You’re Fine’ covers all the bases: poignant, introspective, tongue in cheek and heart breaking. This genre-bending project breaks every rule while searching for commonalities between musical palettes, human experiences and two sides of one border. Recorded at Addiction Sounds Studios in the heart of Nashville, this represents Barbra’s second production with in-demand Canadian producer/bassist Marc Rogers. It also features Barbra’s full band of rising talents from Toronto alongside legendary guest artists Paul Franklin (Vince Gill, Mark Knopfler, Shania Twain) on the pedal steel guitar and multi-instrumentalist Wanda Vick Burchfield (Taylor Swift, Trisha Yearwood, Jason Aldean). ‘You’re Fine’ is a musical event not to be missed

“It starts and ends with Lica’s voice. It’s a bright, vibrant contralto one minute, laconic and syrupy the next when she lets a phrase die on the vine and trail off”

– Frank De Blase, Journalist, City Newspaper

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Barbra Lica
Beautiful review of Friday’s show in Alma Latina - Online Magazine. Maybe you were there, in which case, lemme know what YOU thought. I’ll admit, I totally did the prescribed 20 minutes exactly. I wish I’d broken the rules and done one more song if only because that audience was so smiley.

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Barbra Lica
This holiday season, don’t forget to buy something nice for the bad girls in your life. Thanks to The Jazz Room for a beautiful Sunday night, especially our ladies night table upfront. 🎞: Anand Lopez Featuring: The Woodhouse
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Barbra Lica
Barbra Lica
I got to be a guest on Jaymz Bee’s podcast!! So much fun!! Advance apologies to my guitar playing friend, Tom. I will gladly book your window seat every time.
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Jaymz
Boy this was a lot of fun. Barbie was up early, went jogging and was fully awake for this interview! Please share and be sure to come back every Friday for a new Podcast!