Lauren Henderson (jazz)

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

Lauren Henderson is an American jazz singer based in New York and Miami. She has released four albums and one EP through her label Brontosaurus Records.

Early life[edit]

Henderson was born on November 5, 1986 in Marblehead, Massachusetts. She sang in both church and school choirs.[2] She attended Wheaton College, where she studied Music and Hispanic Studies.[3] She later earned an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Brown University and the IE Business School in Spain.[4] Henderson speaks English and Spanish.[5] 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.[6]

Career[edit]

In 2011, she released her self-titled debut album.[7][1] Her second album, A La Madrugada, which she produced and arranged, was released in 2015. It peaked at 90 on the JazzWeek charts.[8] The song "Accede" from the album appeared in the film The Drowning.[1][9] 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.[10]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Lauren Henderson (2011)
  • A La Madrugada (2015)
  • Armame (2018)
  • Alma Oscura (2019)

Extended plays[edit]

  • Riptide (2018)

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. ^ "Take Five With Lauren Henderson". All About Jazz. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  3. ^ Miller, Jay N. "Music: Catching up with jazz chanteuse Lauren Henderson". North of Boston. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  4. ^ "ABOUT". LAUREN HENDERSON. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  5. ^ Frometa, RJ (8 September 2018). "INTERVIEW: Lauren Henderson". Vents Magazine. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Strike a Match: Lauren Henderson's Flame Grows Bright". Debbie Burke. 2018-04-17. Retrieved 2019-08-15.
  7. ^ Loudon, Christopher. "Lauren Henderson: Lauren Henderson". JazzTimes. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Lauren Henderson: Lauren Henderson (Self-Released)". JazzWeek CD Releases. 23 July 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Lauren Henderson Quintet - Saturday November, 24th 2018 - 9:00 PM @ 38 Riv | Concert | Paris Jazz Club". www.parisjazzclub.net. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Charts". JazzWeek. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2019.

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