All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Halie Loren

Content by tag "Halie Loren"

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Festival International de Jazz de Port-au-Prince, 2017 - Part 1

Read "Festival International de Jazz de Port-au-Prince, 2017 - Part 1" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Part 1 | Part 2

Festival International de Jazz de Port-au-Prince
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
March 4-11, 2017

Haiti: the only nation in the world established as the result of a slave revolt; home of Vodou. Haiti: poorest country in the Western Hemisphere; subject to devastating hurricanes and earthquakes. Most potential visitors ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Halie Loren: Butterfly Blue

Read "Butterfly Blue" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

All About Jazz collegue R.J. Deluke published a lengthy piece on Alaska-now-Oregon native vocalist Halie Loren. In that piece, DeLuke concludes:

“Loren is also in a place vocally where her sound has moved away from influence and is her own. Emulating her favorites, and learning from that in years, are behind. Her phrasing ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Halie Loren: Butterfly Soaring

Read "Halie Loren: Butterfly Soaring" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

Its hard to categorize Halie Loren--for those who feel the need to do so--a singer/songwriter who started performing at age 10 in her native state of Alaska and now, from her home in Oregon, tours jazz clubs and jazz events on a regular basis in different parts of the world and regales audiences with her light, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Halie Loren at the Bach Dynamite & Dancing Society

Read "Halie Loren at the Bach Dynamite & Dancing Society" reviewed by Bill Leikam

Halie Loren Quartet
Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society aka Douglas Beach House
Half Moon Bay, California
June 22, 2014

Topping off the late afternoon at the Bach, the Halie Loren Quartet took the stage, ready to give the audience the gift of song. The quartet was composed of Brian West on drums, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Halie Loren: Simply Love

Read "Simply Love" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Vocalist Halie Loren has never avoided love songs. Her spectacularly engaging Heart First (Justin Time, 2012) is actually full of them, but this program one-ups that album in the love department. Loren mixes and matches popular songs from a variety of sources and eras, throws in a few originals for good measure, and lets her warm ...

ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

Dan Bilawsky's Best Releases of 2012

Read "Dan Bilawsky's Best Releases of 2012" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Transcendent recordings don't come with a label identifying their magnificence, but they're easy to pick out. I had the honor and privilege of receiving, and listening to, more than 375 CDs for review consideration in 2012. I reviewed approximately 165 of them and these were the 15 that rose above the rest. Some are bold and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Halie Loren: Stages

Read "Stages" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

The studio is a safe place for musicians looking to birth an album in a controlled environment, but the stage is the real proving ground for performers. These people make their mark when lights are low, nerves are tested and safety nets are removed. This is where the real deal musicians get separated from the great ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Halie Loren: Heart First

Read "Heart First" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Though vocalist Halie Loren has made a name for herself by bringing her warm and inviting alto to bear on a mixture of pop and jazz classics, she has received far too little attention in the United States. Much of the praise heaped upon her comes from Japan, where her fan base is strong and plentiful, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Jazz/Pop Artist Halie Loren Releases "In Time (Hope for Healing)" as Single Download to Benefit Japan Relief Fund

Jazz/Pop Artist Halie Loren Releases "In Time (Hope for Healing)" as Single Download to Benefit Japan Relief Fund

In many countries, the name Halie Loren is not well known. However, in Japan, the talented Jazz/Pop singer's name is as well known and her CDs and concert tickets sell as well as Norah Jones and other popular singers in similar genres. The events in Japan over the last few weeks have affected everyone around the world, ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Halie Loren Packs The House For Eight Concerts At The Cotton Club And Blue Note In Japan

Halie Loren Packs The House For Eight Concerts At The Cotton Club And Blue Note In Japan

Halie Loren, international award-winning jazz/pop singer-songwriter, has already had quite a year with more than nine months still left to go. With 2011 touring under way, she has just returned from a week's worth of packed-house shows in Japan, where she performed at the world-renowned Blue Note (Nagoya) and Cotton Club (Tokyo) jazz clubs. Loren's song interpretations drew enthusiastic responses ...