Lauren Henderson (singer)

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Lauren Henderson
BornNovember 5, 1986
OriginMarblehead, Massachusetts
GenresLatin jazz[1]
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
Years active2011–present
LabelsBrontosaurus Records
WebsiteWebsite

Lauren Henderson (born November 5, 1986 in Marblehead, Massachusetts)[2] is an American jazz singer based in New York and Miami. She has released five albums and one EP through her label Brontosaurus Records.[3]

Early life[edit]

As a child, Henderson sang in both church and school choirs.[4] She attended Wheaton College, where she studied Music and Hispanic Studies.[5] She later earned an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Brown University and the IE Business School in Spain.[6] Henderson speaks English and Spanish.[7] She also studied abroad in Mexico and Spain, studying traditional music and flamenco singing and dance. She later moved to New York and studied with Paquito D'Rivera, Barry Harris, and Jane Monheit. Henderson releases music through her own label, Brontosaurus Records.[8][3]

Career[edit]

In 2011, she released her self-titled debut album.[9][1] Her second album, A La Madrugada, which she produced and arranged, was released in 2015. It peaked at 90 on the JazzWeek charts.[10] The song "Accede" from the album appeared in the film The Drowning.[1][11] In March 2018, she released the album Ármame, which charted in the JazzWeek Top 40. In October 2018, Henderson released the EP Riptide. She released the album Alma Oscura in June 2019. The album debuted at #25 on the JazzWeek chart for the week of July 29, 2019.[12] Henderson's song "El Ritmo" was featured in El Juego de Las Llaves.[13] Two songs by Hendeson were featured in a production of the play Romeo y Julieta, "Alma Oscura" and "Ven Muerte".[14][15] Her 2020 album, The Songbook Session, placed in the JazzWeek charts Top 5, and Top 50 year end chart.[16][17] She also released a holiday album that year titled Classic Christmas.[18] Henderson's album Musa was released on June 11, 2021.[19][20]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details
Lauren Henderson
A La Madrugada
  • Released: 2015
  • Label: Brontosaurus Records
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
Armame
  • Released: 2018
  • Label: Brontosaurus Records
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
Alma Oscura
  • Released: 2019
  • Label: Brontosaurus Records
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
The Songbook Session
  • Released: 2020
  • Label: Brontosaurus Records
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
Classic Christmas
  • Released: 2020
  • Label: Brontosaurus Records
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
Musa
  • Released: 2021
  • Label: Brontosaurus Records
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details
Riptide
  • Released: 2018
  • Label: Brontosaurus Records
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hinte, Terri. "Jazz news: Lauren Henderson Comes Into Her Own As Both Vocalist And Composer On "Ármame," Set For Release March 30 On Her Brontosaurus Records Iimprint". All About Jazz News. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  2. ^ Hinte, Terri. "Lauren Henderson Comes Into Her Own As Both Vocalist And Composer On "Ármame," Set For Release March 30 On Her Brontosaurus Records Imprint". All About Jazz. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b Bell, Amy (15 November 2019). "An executive MBA strikes the right note". Financial Times. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Take Five With Lauren Henderson". All About Jazz. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  5. ^ Miller, Jay N. "Music: Catching up with jazz chanteuse Lauren Henderson". North of Boston. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  6. ^ "ABOUT". LAUREN HENDERSON. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  7. ^ Frometa, RJ (8 September 2018). "INTERVIEW: Lauren Henderson". Vents Magazine. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Strike a Match: Lauren Henderson's Flame Grows Bright". Debbie Burke. 2018-04-17. Retrieved 2019-08-15.
  9. ^ Loudon, Christopher. "Lauren Henderson: Lauren Henderson". JazzTimes. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Lauren Henderson: Lauren Henderson (Self-Released)". JazzWeek CD Releases. 23 July 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  11. ^ "Lauren Henderson Quintet - Saturday November, 24th 2018 - 9:00 PM @ 38 Riv | Concert | Paris Jazz Club". www.parisjazzclub.net. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Charts". JazzWeek. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  13. ^ Jazz, All About. "Lauren Henderson music @ All About Jazz". All About Jazz Musicians. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  14. ^ "ROMEO Y JULIETA WORLD PREMIERE EVENT". The Greene Space. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  15. ^ "Romeo y Julieta". publictheater.org. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  16. ^ "Lauren Henderson: The Songbook Session (Brontosaurus Records)". JazzWeek CD Releases. 2020-04-24. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  17. ^ "Year End". JazzWeek. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  18. ^ "Yuletide Music Roundup For 2020". downbeat.com. 2020-12-07. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  19. ^ Micucci, Matt (2021-05-17). "Keith Jarrett, Sergio Mendes, Melissa Aldana & More: The Week in Jazz". JAZZIZ Magazine. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  20. ^ "NEW RELEASE: Award-Winning Singer Lauren Henderson Honors Heritage on New Album MUSA, due out June 11th, 2021 via Brontosaurus Records". LYDIALIEBMAN.COM. 2021-04-23. Retrieved 2021-06-11.

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