MISHA: a German singer-songwriter currently living in Moscow, attempts to fuse jazz and poetry, emotions and sophistication, and molds various styles and techniques into something new, something unusual - something one could call 'expat jazz'. Originally from Germany, Misha now lives in Moscow where she works as a singer and songwriter and teaches improvisation and vocal technique. She works with some of Moscow's jazz greats like Sergej Manoukian, the Vladimir Nesterenko Trio, the Jakov Okun Trio, Evgenij Boretz and others. She also performs with various formations in Russia, Eastern Europe and Germany. Her first album 'With a bit of your love' was released in May 2004 at Rodenstein Records, her second album 'Early Train' appeared in August 2006 at Hofa, followed by her third album "Quadratur des Kreises' (Squaring the Circle) in 2008. Her new album "Christmas Jazz - Vom Leuchten der Sterne' (Christmas Jazz - As the stars shine') has been released just in time for Christmas 2008. Wolgograd Mai 2008 ... The singer's high professionalism, her refined sensitivity for improvisation and her clear, soft voice not only touches jazz experts but also beginners who have just started getting into the art of musical improvisation.