Heather Interviewed for VoyageLA


Heather, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far.

I moved here years ago from Kansas City, started a career as a “folk-rock” artist, but soon switched to roots music. Back then, I went by Michael-Ann, and some still know me as Michael-Ann, but I changed my name: Heather Lomax.

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On a Mission: Americana songstress Michael-Ann opens for Wilson Phillips at the Rose


There are singers, and there are passion singers: emotive vocalists with full-bodied tones who couldn’t sound noncommittal if they tried. Count Michael-Ann Azoulai among the latter.

Azoulai, who professionally goes by Michael-Ann, has a history of following her passions. After college, while selling advertising in Washington, DC, she jumped at an Israeli friend’s invitation to visit. Her adventure in Israel (where she met her now-ex-husband, also a musician) lasted a year.

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Reviews for Heather Anne Lomax


Robert Oermann, Music Row
“This L.A. singer-songwriter emotes beautifully on the title tune of her CD. Her moaning alto breaks in all the right places while dobro, fiddle and her own acoustic guitar drawl along in a bluesy river of sound. The rest of the album proves this track isn’t a fluke: These are all first-rate songs. Extremely promising.”

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