Laura's acclaimed new album New Vintage debuted in August 2017 with a special solo show at New York’s elegant Metropolitan Room, a guest spot in the Indie Collaborative showcase at the world-famous Bitter End, and a spot on JazzWeek's Top 20 Most-Added Albums chart! Critics rave that New Vintage “sparkles like champagne” (Dallas Voice) and is “a smile-inducing winner” (Jersey Jazz), “top-notch” (Cabaret Scenes), “a must for jazzbo vocal fans” (MidwestRecord.com) and “sublime…a perfect album” (AMProfile). It was on the first-round ballot for the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.
Also new: Top Shelf, a 180-gram, virgin vinyl LP of 10 classic tracks from Laura's first three albums! Specially remastered for vinyl by renowned engineer Kent Stump of Crystal Clear Sound and manufactured on brand new, state-of-the-art equipment by Hand Drawn Pressing.
To purchase Laura Ainsworth's all-new album New Vintage, click here.
To purchase Laura Ainsworth's new best-of audiophile vinyl LP Top Shelf, click here.
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ARTIST MUSIC GUILD AWARDS
On November 11, Laura will be in Charlotte, NC, for the nationally-televised Artist Music Guild Heritage Awards, hosted by Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. Laura will be presenting an award. She is also a repeat nominee for Female Vocalist of the Year. Last year, she was honored for Best Book of the Year, and her video of Necessary Evil was named a top-five finalist for Best Video.
MAJOR MEDIA APPEARANCES
New Vintage is attracting plenty of media attention. Click here to listen to Laura’s interview with the top bachelor pad music show Buddies Lounge, and click here for her interview with the avatar of cool, Koop Kooper, on the internationally syndicated Cocktail Nation.
LAURA IS FEATURED IN DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE
Laura is featured in the December holiday/readers’ poll edition of Downbeat magazine, the Bible of jazz.
Also look for an interview/feature soon in the national magazine Cabaret Scenes, all about the songs of New Vintage.
Learn all about Laura and see some exclusive photos from the New Vintage cover shoot in this revealing and entertaining interview by blogger and celebrity photographer Alan Mercer. Click here.
MOJOMAG FEATURES LAURA AINSWORTH
The May 2017 edition of the Mojomag online music magazine/podcast features John Mayer, funk icon George Clinton, and up-and-coming “new vintage” jazz singer, Laura Ainsworth! To hear the interview and a sneak peak of Laura’s upcoming album New Vintage, download the free Mojomag app here. Under “Stories” on the main menu, click on May 5th to listen.
LAURA AINSWORTH RELEASES VIDEO FOR “NECESSARY EVIL” SHOT ON TOUR IN GOA, INDIA
The official video for "Necessary Evil" is here! Directed by international pop star Oliver Sean during Laura's tour of Goa, India, and Dubai as part of the WOA Records India Tour and WOA International Music Festival Goa and Dubai.