Dana Lauren, semi-finalist in the prestigious 2010 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocal Competition, will make her debut at the Metropolitan Room with Noah Preminger on tenor sax. Her latest CD “It’s You Or No One” was released in 2010 to rave reviews from “Jazz Times” and “All About Jazz” to mention a few. Dana Lauren was honored to have the extraordinary Christian McBride join her on the CD
performing a voice/bass duo of “On the Sunny Side of the Street”. "Lauren is, at the tender age of 21, a true jazz stylist"- Christopher Louden, Jazz Times. Dana Lauren’s first CD “Stairway to the Stars” was produced by and features legendary trumpeter Arturo Sandoval. Ms. Lauren has had the pleasure of performing with Mr.Sandoval at some of the most famous venues in the Country including the Blue Note, Iridium, Birdland and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. She has also appeared at Sculler’s in Boston, the Hartford Jazz Festival and other venues throughout the East Coast with her own group. "She don't push, don't pretend. She feels like a natural singer" - Arturo Sandoval - Miami Herald. Dana Lauren graduated from Berklee College of Music on full scholarship in December 2010.
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