Featured this Week on the Jazz Network: Singer/Songwriter Jean Laughlin Shares Her Music Catalogue and Latest Release Miracle of Life
Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) December 24, 2012
Jean Laughlin is an originator, poised to slide into any musical setting. Complimented by the best Chicago jazz musicians in a full orchestra setting, Jean collaborates with tasteful, inventive nuances complimenting many of the songs enriched improvisational solos. Bringing her dynamic relationship with Jim Martin to its full expression once again creating an album of warmth and love with her latest CD project Miracle of Life. Jims superb charts brings Jeans music to life with the masterfully assembled string section and big band horns completing the orchestra.
Laughlin presents a full range of ballads from jazz, to Broadway, to cabaret. The story-lines of each tune exudes the challenges of our daily lives, bringing humor and whimsy to lifes absurdities throughout her big band arrangements. Ive always thought that music is a form of communicating with others, a way of connecting with each other. Through music we can share our thoughts and feelings and even heal broken hearts says Laughlin.
Jeans solid vocal and musical command underlie each compositions appeal. She began singing at age five and studying classical piano at seven. At the age of eleven, she performed on the nationally televised Bob Crosby Show.