Take some fiery vocals, pour honey and vinegar on the words, and add some dynamic, intricate, passionate piano... Meredith Blis - this innovative singer, songwriter, pianist has been building a following in the downtown NYC music scene. The venues she has played include Satalla, Le Bar Bat, The Cutting Room, Cbgb's Gallery and The Taos Inn. After graduating from Sarah Lawrence College, Meredith continued her study of music at The Juilliard School in Manhattan where she focused on classical composition and music theory. Looking to share her music in a new place Meredith spent some time in Taos, New Mexico where she recorded an album. She returned to New York and released this debut CD entitled 'A Purple Kind of Blue' in February of 2005 under her own label, Purple Sky Records. This two-time winner on the internet song competition, Rock Solid Pressure was proudly featured in the CMJ music festival in the fall of 2004. Currently, she teaches piano and music/movement to young children and their families through a program called, 'Music Together.' She is also the booking agent and sound engineer for 2 popular music venues in New York City. As a songwriter, her style exhibits an intense originality. Her lyrics paint vivid pictures and the music reflects diverse influences from classical, blues and current trends. The music can be described as piano-driven, melodic, alternative pop with a song for every emotion. Imagine Tori Amos and Paula Cole sharing the same piano.... Here's what the fans say about Meredith Blis live: 'In a crowded noisy room she has the innate ability to connect personally with every individual' 'Her live performances are true, honest, and magical.' At the piano she commands attention both visually and musically... Watching her hands is like watching Tori Amos...' 'Her voice is powerful, hypnotic and sensual' 'There's a bit of Paula Cole, Alanis Morissette, Tori Amos, Sarah McLachlan ...' ' The songs force you to face your own demons and be comforted by the fact that you'll always be ok in the end'
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