|Born||September 24, 1970|
|Genres||Avant-garde jazz, free jazz|
|Associated acts||Monica Vasconcelos, Ife Tolentino, F-IRE Collective, Tom Rainey, Mary Halvorson|
Ingrid Laubrock (born September 24, 1970) is a German jazz saxophonist, who primarily plays tenor saxophone but also performs and records on soprano, alto, and baritone saxophones.
In 1998, she released her first solo album Who Is It? and was nominated for the 'Rising Star of the Year' award at the 1999 BT Jazz Awards. She was also nominated for the BBC Award 'Rising Star' in 2005 and in 2009 won the SWR Jazz Award for her recording Sleepthief, featuring pianist Liam Noble and drummer Tom Rainey (her husband). They recorded a 2011 album called The Madness of Crowds.
She has played and recorded with Brazilian singer Monica Vasconcelos' band NÓIS and the Brazilian quartet NÓIS4 of which she is a founding member. Other musicians she has made guest appearances with include Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone, Polar Bear, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Scott Fields, and Anthony Braxton. In 2020 she will play with Kris Davis at the first edition of the Monheim Triennale.
The composition ″Vogelfrei″ for orchestra, soloists and choir from the album Contemporary Chaos Practices was included in The New York Times' 25 Best Classical Music Tracks of 2018 by NY Times critic Seth Colter Walls.
|1998||Who Is It?||Candid|
|2005||Forensic||F-IRE Collective||Quintet with Karin Merchant (piano), Ben Davis (cello), Larry Bartley (bass), Tom Skinner (drums); guest: Julian Siegel (bass clarinet)|
|2006||Let's Call This...||Babel Label||Duo with Liam Noble (piano)|
|2008||Sleepthief||Intakt||Trio with Liam Noble (piano), Tom Rainey (drums)|
|2010||Paradoxical Frog||Clean Feed||As part of the band Paradoxical Frog; trio, with Kris Davis (piano), Tyshawn Sorey (drums)|
|2010||Anti-House||Intakt||As the band Anti-House; with Mary Halvorson (guitar), John Hébert (bass), Tom Rainey (drums, glockenspiel); guest: Kris Davis (piano)|
|2011||The Madness of Crowds||Intakt||As the band Sleepthief; trio with Liam Noble (piano), Tom Rainey (drums)|
|2012||Catatumbo||Babel||Trio with Olie Brice (bass), Javier Carmona (drums)|
|2012||Haste||Emanem||Trio with Veryan Weston (piano), Hanna Marshall (cello)|
|2012||Union||Clean Feed||As part of the band Paradoxical Frog; trio, with Kris Davis (piano), Tyshawn Sorey (drums)|
|2013||Strong Place||Intakt||As the band Anti-House; quintet, with Mary Halvorson (guitar), Kris Davis (piano), John Hébert (bass), Tom Rainey (drums)|
|2013||Lark||Skirl||As part of the band Lark; quartet, with Kris Davis (piano), Ralph Alessi (trumpet), Tom Rainey (drums)|
|2014||Zurich Concert||Intakt||Octet with Mary Halvorson (guitar), Tom Arthurs (trumpet), Ted Reichman (accordion), Liam Noble (piano), Ben Davis (cello), Drew Gress (bass), Tom Rainey (drums, xylophone)|
|2014||And Other Desert Towns||Relative Pitch||Duo with Tom Rainey (drums)|
|2015||Roulette of the Cradle||Intakt||As the band Anti-House; quintet, with Mary Halvorson (guitar), Kris Davis (piano), John Hébert (bass), Tom Rainey (drums); guest: Oscar Noriega (clarinet)|
|2015||Ubatuba||Firehouse 12||As the band Ubatuba; quintet, with Tim Berne (alto sax), Dan Peck (tuba), Ben Gerstein (trombone), Tom Rainey (drums)|
|2016||Live @ The Jazz Happening Tampere||Relative Pitch||As the band Perch Hen Brock & Rain; quartet with Ab Baars (reeds), Ig Henneman (viola), Tom Rainey (drums)|
|2016||Buoyancy||Relative Pitch||Duo with Tom Rainey (drums)|
|2016||Serpentines||Intakt||Septet with Peter Evans (trumpet), Miya Masaoka (koto), Craig Taborn (piano), Sam Pluta (electronics), Dan Peck (tuba), Tyshawn Sorey (drums)|
|2017||Planktonic Finales||Intakt||Trio with Stephan Crump (bass), Cory Smythe (piano)|
|2017||Utter||Relative Pitch||Duo with Tom Rainey (drums)|
|2018||Contemporary Chaos Practices - Two Works for Orchestra and Soloists||Intakt||Quartet with Nate Wooley (trumpet), Mary Halvorson (guitar), Kris Davis (piano)|
|2019||Channels||Intakt||Trio with Stephan Crump (bass), Cory Smythe (piano)|
|2019||TISM||RogueArt||Quartet with Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), Mark Feldman (violin), Tom Rainey (drums)|
|2019||Kasumi||Intakt||Duo with Aki Takase|
|2020||Stir Crazy||-||Duo with Tom Rainey (drums)|
|2020||Blood Moon||Intakt||Duo with Kris Davis|
|2020||Dreamt Twice, Twice Dreamt - Music For Chamber Orchestra And Small Ensemble||Intakt|
|2013||Kris Davis||Capricorn Climber||Clean Feed|
|2013||Mary Halvorson||Illusionary Sea||Firehouse 12|
|2014||Max Johnson||The Prisoner||NoBusiness|
|2012||Living by Lanterns||New Myth/Old Science||Cuneiform|
|2010||Tom Rainey||Pool School||Clean Feed|
|2012||Tom Rainey||Camino Cielo Echo||Intakt|
|2015||Tom Rainey||Hotel Grief||Intakt|
|2017||Tom Rainey||Float Upstream||Intakt|
|2015||Nate Wooley||Battle Pieces||Relative Pitch|
|2015||Sara Serpa||Close Up||Clean Feed|
|2020||Scott Fields||Seven Deserts||New World Records|
- "Yanagisawa - Ingrid Laubrock". Yanagisawasaxophones.co.uk. Archived from the original on October 12, 2012. Retrieved April 2, 2017.
- "Ingrid Laubrock". Jazz em Agosto: Biographies. Gubelkian Música.musica.gulbenkian.pt. July 26, 2011. Archived from the original on March 19, 2012. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
Ingrid Laubrock, born in Germany, since 1989 lived in London, where in the nineties she asserted herself as a creative presence on the scene of contemporary London jazz before she recently moved to New York.
- "Anti-House by Ingrid Laubrock". Gubemusic.com. Retrieved August 25, 2011.
- Tommasini, Anthony; Barone, Joshua; Fonseca-Wollheim, Corinna da; Allen, David; Walls, Seth Colter; Woolfe, Zachary (2018-12-13). "The 25 Best Classical Music Tracks of 2018". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-10-08.