Lauren Henderson -- Lauren Henderson –MP3– [Lauren Henderson, 2011] –
Lauren Henderson is a Massachusetts born singer and songwriter. With eclectic vocal influences and a style that spreads across genres, she produces a distinct yet versatile sound. Her diverse musical background is rooted in jazz and expands to rhythm and blues, latin, soul, gospel, classical, fusion, neo-soul, pop, nuevo-flamenco and many other forms. Beginning piano lessons at the age of 7 and singing in church and school choirs has helped mold her to the musician she is today. Lauren has composed, performed, studied and directed music in the United States and internationally.
Currently based in New York, Lauren is available to perform at venues around the city and abroad. She has performed at various clubs and participated in workshops around the city including: The Nuyorican Poet’s Café, The Russian Samovar, Duane Park, Londel’s Supper Club, La Negrita, Uncle Mike’s, G- Bar, Miles’ Café, The Barry Harris Workshop and many other locations.
Having earned college degrees in Music as well as Hispanic Studies, Lauren has been able to combine her love for music and culture. While living in Puebla, México she studied the traditional music of the Yucatán and popular music throughout the country. Through her international piano and voice studies, she worked on developing her skill. In Córdoba, España she studied flamenco and the similarities it shares with jazz. An avid nuevo-flamenco listener, Lauren often quotes the new and popular sounds of various countries while nurturing the roots of classic forms. A supporter and fan of the arts in general, Lauren also enjoys salsa dancing, painting, acting, photography, exercise and spending time with friends and family. -[Biography]-
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