Jazz Cocktail Hour presents
An Evening of Love Songs
featuring Laurin Talese & Quartet
Friday, Feb 14, 2020 8:00pm
Running Time: 2 HRS
Join us Valentine’s Day with international award winning vocalist Laurin Talese and her Quartet.
Dessert and an Evening of Love Songs!
Jazz vocalist Laurin Talese has shared the stage with numerous Grammy award winning artists, including Patti LaBelle, Gregory Porter, Robert Glasper, and Vivian Green.
After winning the 2018 International Sara Vaughan Vocal Competition, Laurin has been touring the world singing selections from her debut album Gorgeous Chaos, and paying tribute to the great Sarah Vaughan and Nancy Wilson. Participating on the album is Grammy award winning bassist Christian McBride. A prolific writer herself, Laurin will be singing her own work along with jazz standards such as Someone To Watch Over Me, Cry Me A River, and When I Fall In Love. Laurin was selected as a 2019 “Jazz Ambassador” by the State Department’s American Music Abroad program to bring Jazz around the world, following in the footsteps of former Ambassadors, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, and Dave Brubeck.Laurin has performed with renowned classical and jazz ensembles at venues such as The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia’s Academy of Music, Apollo Theater, and The Kimmel Center, The Cleveland Orchestra, The Cleveland Jazz Heritage Orchestra, The Moses Hogan Chorale, Mozarteum Orchestra of Salzburg, Austria, & more.