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Lauren Henderson

Lauren Henderson is a jazz and latin jazz vocalist and composer from Massachusetts. Henderson's Caribbean and Latin Heritage are central themes in her original music and performance. In 2011 she released her debut album, Lauren Henderson. It was recorded almost immediately upon her arrival in New York City after graduating from Wheaton College (Massachusetts) where she was inspired by her masterclasses with Paquito D'Rivera and Take 6.

She created the hour long recording with her close friend, Sullivan Fortner (pianist and composer under Impulse! and member of the Roy Hargrove Quintet), Ben Leifer (bass) and Jesse Simpson (drums). The original intent of the recording was to help Lauren ease into the competitive New York Jazz Scene and increase her work as an artist.

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September 08, 2011

Lauren Henderson - Debut Album

”vibrant new star” -DownBeat Magazine ”exceedingly warm and immensely promising vocalist ...dexterously multilingual” -JazzTimes

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Albums

A La Madrugada
A La Madrugada
Self Produced
2015
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Lauren Henderson
Lauren Henderson
Self Produced
2011
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    Dindi
    Lauren Henderson
    Lauren Henderson

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