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San Diego Vocalist Lorena Isabell On The Making Of Her Debut Album ‘Hoy’

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San Diego vocalist Lorena Isabell in an undated photo.

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Lorena Isabell Concert

When: Sunday, June 10

Where: The Music Box

Cost: $35-$55

She sang even when singing was dangerous in her native country. Now, Latin bohemian singer Lorena Isabell is taking a giant step in her career in her adopted hometown of San Diego.

Since emigrating from Chile nearly 20 years ago, Isabell has been performing in smaller venues around town, including the Westgate Hotel. Now, she’s releasing her first album. "Hoy" is a compilation of romantic boleros.

“Boleros is a romantic ballad that talks about love and relationships and the moment. It identifies the Latin American community through one genre, which is the bolero” Isabell said.

Isabell discusses the making of "Hoy" and how her upbringing in Chile influenced her as an artist, Thursday on Midday Edition.

San Diego vocalist Lorena Isabell in an undated photo.

Photo credit: Halo Production

San Diego vocalist Lorena Isabell in an undated photo.

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Lorena Isabell Concert

When: Sunday, June 10

Where: The Music Box

Cost: $35-$55

She sang even when singing was dangerous in her native country. Now, Latin bohemian singer Lorena Isabell is taking a giant step in her career in her adopted hometown of San Diego.

Since emigrating from Chile nearly 20 years ago, Isabell has been performing in smaller venues around town, including the Westgate Hotel. Now, she’s releasing her first album. "Hoy" is a compilation of romantic boleros.

“Boleros is a romantic ballad that talks about love and relationships and the moment. It identifies the Latin American community through one genre, which is the bolero” Isabell said.

Isabell discusses the making of "Hoy" and how her upbringing in

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