Lawrence Williams

Lawrence Williams

29.01.2011

Lea DeLaria

Published in Jazz Artist Interviews

Lea DeLaria is one of the hippest jazz singers around.

Her innate skills and deep love of standards shine through on The Live Smoke Sessions. Unlike her first two CDs, which offered innovative twists of Broadway tunes and rock songs, the latest effort has DeLaria taking on classic jazz numbers. In creating an album that recalls the great live jazz recordings of the 1950s, DeLaria has created her most personal record to date.

She swings and scats hard with guest voca …