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Laurie D´apice hails from the small CNY town of Utica NY. Her gifts were recognized by Susan Endy, a music teacher in Lauries's high school of Clinton NY. She was prompted by her teacher to audition for All County- All state & NY State choir making all three. Laurie had a dream of becoming a singer from the age of 14. She began to study with International renowned Tenor Pasquale Caputo where she studied Classically for 5 years. She then relocated to NYC to chase her dreams. She caught the attention of 6 judges while auditioning for the Metropolitan Opera which lead her to an audition for Mannes College of Music. She studied music her 1st year there. Her Vocal Coach there suggested she audition for The New School University of Jazz & Contemporary Music. Miss Dapice auditioned & was accepted at one of the most sought out Jazz University's in the World. Miss Dapice earned a Bachelors Degree of Fine Arts in Performance & Music. One year later she was on her way to Nagoya Japan to perform a 3 month Headlining gig where she performed live Jazz 6 nights a week. Upon returning back the US, Laurie planned to record her 1st album. After a grueling plan, she recorded “Parting the Veil” @ Bennett Studios owned by Dae & Tony Bennett in Englewood NJ. After independ- antly releasing her debut CD, it was given rave reviews & was chosen as one of the “ Best Jazz Cds” of 2016 by 3 Jazz Critics in 5 categories by the Jazz Journalist Association

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”Sublime pitch, illuminates the beauty of a song; Impressive arrangements on her Debut Album Parting the Veil;bringing to mind contemporary singer/songwriters such as Carmen Lundy, Rene Marie & Esperanza Spaulding. AUTHOR & ON-AIR HOST;SHEILA ANDERSON WBGO 88.3FM

“The Next Jazz Revolution” Dou dou Boicel;Founder Montreal Jazz Festival

“A Beautiful Voice; One of the Best in the World” Todd Barkan;Keystone Korner Jazz

“We will play your music till the grooves are gone” Alvin Carter-Bey WHPK 88.FM University of Chicago

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