Marissa Licata is a violinist, known
internationally for her skillful, passionate and
heartfelt playing. Her solos are deft and full of
emotion, her style equal parts excitement and
enchantment. In her latest recordings, pulsing rhythms
and sweeping melodies take the listener to far off
places in the mind.
Licata began her training in classical violin over 15
years ago and has received both her Bachelor’s and
Master’s degrees from New England Conservatory. Though
she resides principally in New York and Boston, Licata
has toured the world, dazzling audiences from Mexico
to Poland. Now, at age 29, Licata is in high demand as
a recording artist and featured soloist, while she
continues to ignite audiences with her live
Licata’s achievements belie her young age. She has
collaborated on projects and performed on national and
international tours with Alicia Keys, Ben Harper,
Ringo Starr, Dave Stewart of Eurythmics, Gloria
Estefan, Pras of the Fugees, Jermaine Paul, Elle
Varner, Gaby Wilson, and many more. She has also
appeared on ‘Good Morning America’, ‘The View’, ‘The
Latin Grammys’, and ‘Live From The Artist’s Den.’
Be sure to catch Marissa this Wednesday, April 2nd at
Scullers Jazz Club.
Tickets are available at scullersjazz.com.
For information about Marissa, visit marissalicata.com.