Lady Zen, an internationally known award-winning lyric fusion poet and vocalist/jazz singer has been thrilling audiences at Incanto Vallarta and The Jazz Foundation during the month of June. By popular demand, her Friday night show at Incanto has been extended through July. In this new show, Lady Zen sings the music of renowned vocalist, KD Lang. She will be accompanied on the piano by the superbly gifted Dennis Crow.
As both a poet and a singer, Lady Zen possesses the beautiful voice of a mezzo-soprano and the captivating presence of a brilliant storyteller. Her voice has given her the opportunity to travel the world. She is excited to share her KD Lang show with the Vallarta audience. Lady Zen believes that “KD Lang is an undeniable talent, who exhibited to all us girls that dedication and talent opens doors never dreamed possible.”
After moving to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Lady Zen was invited to work on a studio vocal duet with music legend, Tony Bennett. Lorenzo Toppano, a Mexican producer, songwriter and arranger, had written a song that Tony wanted on his new album. It was an incredible experience, recording with one of music’s most endearing and enduring musical stars!
Lady Zen has been performing for nearly 20 years in both large and intimate venues around the world. Awarded a J. William Fulbright Scholarship in Opera Performance through the University of Arkansas, and a Community Service/Social Justice award through the University of Southern Maine, she also received a Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing in 2014. Lady Zen has studied with renowned poets, Carol Ann Duffy, Kevin Young, Jennifer Clement, Francine Ringold, and Annie Finch. She volunteers with the Trans Youth Equality Foundation and founded the TransWorld Health Organization.
Don’t miss the extraordinary talent of Lady Zen in her new show, The Best of KD Lang, every Friday night at 8pm at Incanto Vallarta. She is one of the finest singers to have ever performed on a Puerto Vallarta stage. For more information and tickets, go to www.incantovallarta.com.