Lafrae Olivia Sci

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LaFrae Olivia Sci is a rock, jazz, and session drummer. She is also a composer, arranger, and bandleader who was musical director for Sandra Bernhard's Broadway musical Everything Bad and Beautiful.[1] She participated in the jazz ambassadors program.[2]

LaFrae is a founding member of the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls.[3] She leads a music education program sponsored by Jazz at Lincoln Center[4] designed to expand the jazz knowledge of middle school musicians in New York City.

She has performed with Burnt Sugar,[5] Hot Caramel with Irene Cara,[6] and she formed The 13th Amendment with members of Melvin Van Peebles wid Laxative.[2] LaFrae played with Bumblefoot from 2000-2003 and recorded with them on two albums, Uncool and 9.11. She recorded with Reuben Wilson, Andrew Beals, and Doug Monroe on "Boogaloo to The Beastie Boys – A Tribute."

LaFrae has received press from Modern Drummer[7] and TomTom magazine.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Everything Bad & Beautiful
  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-24. Retrieved 2011-12-29.
  3. ^ "wmrc - About". wmrc.
  4. ^ http://jalc.org/learn/teachers-students/middle-school-jazz-academy/
  5. ^ http://burntsugarindex.com/artist/lafrae-sci/
  6. ^ "IreneCara.com - Meet the Members of Hot Caramel". www.irenecara.com.
  7. ^ "LaFrae Sci - Modern Drummer Magazine". 5 October 2006.
  8. ^ "LaFrae Sci Launches Drummer Blog". Tom Tom Magazine.