Bio

Laura Anglade is a young Montreal-based jazz vocalist currently making a name for herself on the Canadian jazz scene and beyond. Originally from Brousse-Le-Chateau, a small village in the South of France and raised in Connecticut, she is influenced by her parents’ gypsy jazz and classical backgrounds. Her style branches out from traditional jazz roots,, and some of her idols include Carmen McRae, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Etta Jones, Anita O’Day, Shirley Horn and Blossom Dearie. Her story-telling interpretations of standards and melodic approach to improvisation portray a soul beyond her years. She has performed at numerous venues in Montreal, Quebec, including Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill, Diese Onze, Salle Bourgie, as well as the Jazz Bistro in Toronto and The Jazz Room in Kitchener, Ontario, She has performed at the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, the Prince Edward County Jazz Festival, and the Merrickville Jazz Festival. She has made an appearance on Global News, Jazz Today, Whole Note Magazine, and recognized by Radio Canada’s Ici Musique as one of the top 5 female jazz musicians to watch out for. Her quintet released a debut album, 'I’ve Got Just About Everything’, in June 2019 on Justin Time Records. It has been met with praise by critics and fans alike.

Photo by: Danielle Campani

Photo by: Danielle Campani