Granddaughter of a 1920's female jazz pianist and
daughter of legendary big band saxophonist Billy
Ainsworth of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Laura
Ainsworth has classic supper club jazz in her DNA. The
Dallas-based singer has a pure, rich tone and nearly
three-octave range that has attracted some of the best
jazz players in the Southwest to her side, including
2011 "Dallas Jazz Musician of the Year" Brian Piper, to
create her shows that combine her contemporary sense
of humor with the elegant style of the great supper club
performers of the '40s and '50s.
Her debut CD, "Keep It To Yourself," featuring the Brian
Piper Trio and several great guest musicians, spans the
decades, from fresh twists on standards like "Skylark"
and "Love For Sale" to forgotten gems from the 1920's-
'50s, to contemporary tracks, like the sexy but hilarious