Her earthy, soulful, sultry style draw fans into good old-fashioned soul music. Alisa’s musical taste and interests has led her to singing and performing professionally with some prominent local Chicago bands and orchestras like; The Gentlemen of Leisure Band, Glen Traeger Orchestra, Dick Judson Orchestra, The Stanley Paul Orchestra, The Brandley Young Orchestra and The Class Act Band to name a few. Her style, talent, class and professionalism has crafted her career as a lead songstress and opened up many opportunities for her to travel far beyond Chicago.
Throughout her musical career, Alisa has traveled to Las Vegas, Nashville, Denver, Dallas, Wisconsin, Canada, and she has performed at many different venues and events such as Mayor Daley’s City of Chicago Summer Dance, Navy Pier Beer Gardens, Alderman Helen Shiller’s 46th Ward Uptown Festival, Hillary Clinton’s birthday, Michael Jordan’s birthday and retirement party, Christie Hefner’s wedding, Chicago Housing Authority’s Christmas party, American Bar Association’s King Day Celebration, Pritzker Family Foundation, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, McDonald’s Corporation, BlueCross BlueShield Association, Coca-Cola Corporation, Old Town School of Folk Music, Macy’s and many hotels, country clubs, bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, conventions, and fundraisers. In addition, Alisa has frequently booked her own R&B shows at Green Dolphin and Red Kiva night clubs and in December 2015, she did an opening act for the Michael Henderson concert at Nzuri Entertainment Center, located in Dolton, Illinois.
Singer/Songwriter Alisa Simms has been bringing a fresh sound to the R&B music genre with her beautiful vocals. Exquisitely, this sensual singer hails from the great City of Chicago, Illinois where music of all forms is held to the highest of standards. In May 2006, she financed, recorded and released her first ever CD project called “Remember”. With one listen to the songs “Remember”, “ReMixber”, or “ReMinder”, you can instantly hear that high standard of quality in her voice and in the music production crafted by Chicago Producer, Jonathan W. Scales. Remember showcases Alisa Simms’ remarkable vocal range as she easily dances through a range of beautiful notes that resonate through your ears with a delightful ease of pure bliss. Alisa is no stranger to singing to music at a professional level and has definitely paid her dues.
Alisa with her R&B soulful sound are the full package and command a wonderful show that is unique while being jam packed with good vibes at each and every performance. Her sound is described as universal, meaning that she captures the ears of old as well as younger listeners. This unique ability to bridge the gap between many ages and fans of different genres has given Alisa an edge in her performances. She can sing to any crowd and does it with the ease of true star power. The Soul Doctor of Soul Clinic International has labeled her the three S’s- sensual, soulful & smooth. She is always looking for new opportunities to share her talent. Alisa continues to love and enjoy her musical works and seeks out new avenues in music that will take her experiences to unlimited levels and places. Alisa is available for interviews, press, and bookings in and around Chicago and also willing to travel the U.S. as well as internationally.