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singer/comedian Laura Ainsworth, whose parody songs,
such as "Santa Baby (Help Me Through Recession
Tonight)" are heard on hundreds of radio
stations worldwide, including the "Mike Huckabee Show" on Cumulus Media...
Her acclaimed debut CD, Keep It To Yourself, and her new album, Necessary Evil (coming in June), both produced and arranged by keyboard icon Brian Piper and featuring some of the greatest jazz players in the Southwest...
live musical/comedy and Great American Songbook
shows, including "Cole
Porter: Elegance & Decadence"
Young & Beautiful!," as
seen on Dallas Comcast Cable, the Las Vegas and
Dallas Comedy Festivals, Q TV's Jack E. Jett Show, the
many top clubs, theaters and corporate
"Dazzling! Sublime! Magnificent Entertainment!" -- BroadwayWorld.com
“Laura Ainsworth is an exceptional singer,
full of grace and color in her interpretations…Ainsworth
released, in 2011, her debut album Keep It to
Yourself, produced and arranged by Brian
Piper, and featuring the Brian Piper Trio. This time,
Ainsworth and Piper come back to the jazz scene with
this awesome jazz work, full of swing and pure jazz
essence. Necessary Evil was recorded with some
of the best jazz musicians of Texas with the
performance, arranging and production of Brian Piper
once again… Listening to the tracks, you can notice
Laura’s musical background; the themes have that night
club atmosphere, the songs keep the vintage scene and
the musical stage style lives…The popular song (of) the
‘30’s ‘One More Time’ could summarize the talent of this
woman. Her ability to express the elements of the most
classic jazz is incomparable; she is able to subtly
display sensuality, darkness, romanticism, naughtiness,
and feeling. Necessary Evil is a smart and
brilliant contribution to the world jazz scene; it is a
real, passionate and lovely tribute to the composers and
singers that some decades ago released these standards;
it is a tribute to some key moments in the history of
– Oscar Montagut, TheWorldMusicReport.com
“Gifted with a sultry, swoon-inducing croon, Ainsworth can sing any words and command attention…The whole album is among the year's most consistently engaging jazz releases, performed with class and heartfelt passion.” – AllAboutJazz.com
For details on each song on the CD, click here!
one-sheet with info and bio, click
TWO FREE SONGS!
Laura Ainsworth is a featured artist at AllAboutJazz.com! To download a free MP3 of her steamy new version of the Cole Porter classic "Love For Sale" from her debut CD, Keep It To Yourself, click here!
Laura has also recorded the Irving Berlin classic, "You'd Be Surprised," with pianist Brian Piper and bassist John Adams! It's not available on any album, but fans can receive a FREE MP3 NOW! Just click here to join her email list and request a copy!
"Keep It To Yourself"
"While The Music Plays On"
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Laura will perform at a CD release party at Stoney's Wine Lounge in Dallas on June 28th! Special guests Brian Piper and John Adams! Click here for details!
Album #2, "Necessary Evil," featuring a full big
band with some of the greatest jazz horn
players in Texas, is set for release in
mid-June! Get on the
email list or join
Laura on Facebook or Twitter to be notified when it's available!
"Keep It To Yourself" received a lead, rave review in the January "Vocalists" issue of Jazz Inside magazine. Click here to read it.
Laura is a featured artist at
AllAboutJazz.com. To download a free MP3 of "Love For
Tied with Stanley Clarke and Lee Ritenour on JazzWeek's Top Radio Airplay Chart!
Laura's debut album, "Keep It To Yourself," is now
available at CDBaby.com!
Featured CD on PRX's "Blues & Beyond!" Click
here to listen to the entire show!
"Keep It To Yourself" was the New Artist album of
the week on BluesJazzRadio.com!
Black & White
'30s glamor photo by Mark Oristano
"Keep It To
Yourself" cover photos by Shoshana Portnoy
photos by Larry Groebe except where
noted. Other photos by Pat Reeder.
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