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Lara Solnicki

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"She has emerged from the Canadian scene with a spellbinding voice... with boldly unique style and a vocal attitude of her own. Solnicki has been rightfully labeled a vocal purist, and naturally sings any jazz arrangement with relative ease. With exceptional tonal control and her mastery of inflection, Lara Solnicki has without doubt, charted her vocal journey, affirming her position as a world class jazz singer. " (−Everett. R. Davis, All About Jazz) Canadian vocalist, composer and poet Lara Solnicki is one of Greg Osby's Inner Circle Music artists. She enjoys a busy schedule, performing and recording with many of Canada’s finest musicians

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The One And The Other

Label: Outside in Music
Released: 2021
Track listing: Bit Her Sweet Christopher Street; Idée Fixe; The Embrace; Furling Leaf, Retrocede; The One and the Other: I Pass a lass; II Awe of the Sea; III Hollow the Need.

Article: Album Review

Lara Solnicki: The One And The Other

Read "The One And The Other" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro


Questo è il terzo album, dopo Whose Shadow?, del 2014, e A Meadow in December del 2011, a nome della cantante canadese (di Toronto) Lara Solnicki, presenza tutto sommato piuttosto anomala nel variegato panorama delle jazz singers per svariati motivi, che cerchiamo di sintetizzare. Anzitutto lei canta e dice (si definisce cantante-compositrice-poetessa), ma non su un ...

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Idee Fixe

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Label: Outside in Music
Released: 2021
Duration: 04:37

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Lara Solnicki: The One And The Other

Read "The One And The Other" reviewed by Jerome Wilson


Lara Solnicki is a Canadian poet, composer and singer who combines all her talents strikingly on this album, marrying her words to a dense fabric of free-flowing jazz and improvisation. Solnicki bends her voice well to the requirements of each composition. On the singsong rhythm of “The Embrace," she sounds sensitive but slightly detached ...

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Lara Solnicki: The One And The Other

Read "The One And The Other" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Among feelings are nervousness and anxiety. While synonymous in any thesaurus, the two words differ in the same way that thankfulness and gratitude differ, that is, in focus. Nervousness and thankfulness often have no focus, no definite object creating them. Anxiety and gratitude are those feelings, those reactions to the specific. Something clearly gives rise to ...

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Inner Circle Music: Creativity and Community Spirit

Read "Inner Circle Music: Creativity and Community Spirit" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard


The music industry today is defined by a strange paradox: there are too few labels and too many. On the one hand, the major labels have merged and sign less jazz artists, meaning the dream of a company with plenty of promotional muscles becomes harder to achieve. On the other hand, more and more musicians have ...

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Whose Shadow?

Label: Inner Circle Music
Released: 2014
Track listing: Sunset; Freedom Dance; La Flûte Enchantée; Music for a While; Jim the Dancer; A Timeless Place (The Peacocks); Shades of Scarlett Conquering; Mercy Street; Jill and Chloe; I'll Remember April

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Lara Solnicki: Whose Shadow?

Read "Whose Shadow?" reviewed by Everett R. Davis


Canadian contemporary jazz vocalist, published poet and composer, Lara Solnicki originally intended a career in opera but turned to jazz in 2008 following a brief collaboration with a classical composer, in a conscious attempt to marry her two arts, music and poetry. She has emerged from the Canadian scene with a spellbinding voice and is highly ...

Album

A Meadow in December

Label: Independent
Released: 2010


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