A vocalist and songwriter from Palermo, Italy, living in NYC since 2011, Laura Campisi returns on stage on February 4th for her first 2022 live show. In the month dedicated to romance, Laura will present a repertoire that addresses love in a variety of ways, from joy and rhythm to the melancholy of ballads.
The set list includes Jazz standards as well as classic Italian tunes and some original compositions as well. Sharing the stage with Laura, three Jazz masters: Alex Collins on piano, Yoshi Waki on bass and Tommy Campbell on drums. The show will take place at the Special Club in Downtown Manhattan, an intimate and cozy location perfect for such a romantic winter night.
More About Laura Campisi
Sicilian jazz singer and songwriter Laura Campisi has lived and performed in New York City since 2011. She has created a variety of musical projects, ranging from voice-and-bass to unique sextet combinations. Passionate about language as a musical sound form, and a deep expression of both the inner self and cultural roots, she writes original songs in English, Italian and Sicilian, and sings in Italian, English, Spanish, Punjabi, Portuguese, French, Sicilian and Neapolitan.
While in New York, Laura has performed at many prestigious venues, including Birdland, Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall, The Kitano Jazz Club, Bar Next Door, Zinc Bar, Cornelia Street Cafe, Garage, APUS at NYU, as well as at the Westchester Italian Cultural Center and the Italian American Museum, among others. Laura has received awards as both a songwriter and a jazz performer, and she has worked extensively between Europe, the U.S. and Canada.
In 2017 Laura released her debut album “Double Mirror” that was welcomed with high praises by the international press, including the prestigious Downbeat Magazine, and featured in the Best of 2017 by both Cadence Magazine and All About Jazz. In 2018, Laura was featured as one of 5 main characters in The Ward Cabaret (Toronto, Canada) singing and acting as an Italian immigrant in the early Twentieth Century. In 2021 she released a video and a single with her personal rendition of the Jazz masterpiece “Strange Fruit”, a staple song of the civil rights movement. Laura is a unique voice on the jazz scene. She’s a passionate vocalist with a warm timber full of colors. Her music is firmly rooted in the Jazz tradition, but her original songs, singular versions of Jazz standards, her take on pop hits and jazzy renditions of Italian and Sicilian tunes create a world that is both unique and universal.
Friday, February 4th, 2022
Laura Campisi Quartet
feat. Alex Collins on Piano, Yoshi Waki on bass and Tommy Campbell on drums
43 MacDougal St, New York, NY 10011
2 SETS: 8:15 and 10:15pm
No Cover Charge. 2 drinks minimum.
8:15pm show: 3 course set dinner at $50/person with drinks a la carte
10:15pm show: snack list available
For reservations: https://resy.com/cities/ny/6492?date=2022-01-25&seats=2
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/598857871410772?ref=newsfeed
Laura’s Website: https://www.lauracampisi.com/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/lauracampisimusic
Instagram Profile: https://www.instagram.com/lallajazz/?hl=en
YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/lallajazz/videos