Lisa Liu is a guitarist based in San Francisco, California and is always on the move playing shows around the world. She plays jazz, gypsy jazz (manouche), folk, rock, and solo guitar. Liu is an Artist Ambassador for Santa Cruz Guitar Company, Sadowsky Guitars, Larkspur Guitars and Krivo Pickups. Liu has been published in Acoustic Guitar Magazine and has performed and taught alongside Mimi Fox, Martin Taylor and John Knowles CGP. She is a Teaching Artist at TrueFire and Django and June, and has also been an Artist In Residence at The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and La Maison De Beaumont (Provence, France). 

Liu has performed at Birdland (NYC), Django Reinhardt Festival (France), SiX The Musical on Broadway, Djangofest NW (WA), Rocky Mountain Archtop Guitar Festival (CO), AAPI Jazz Festival (NJ), Django Birthday Festival (CA), The Music Center at Strathmore (MD),  The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery (Washington DC), Academy of Music (MA), Yale University (CT), Joe's Pub (NYC), Barbès (NYC), The Knockdown Center (NYC). 


"Liu performs with a confident grace that reveals an intuitive command of her instrument, and her versatile picking style ranges from a playful nimbleness to straight-up jamming."

-Christa Titus/Billboard Magazine


To read the latest news about Lisa, go to the Shows page.