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For the outstanding pianist/composer Laura Dubin, the serious pursuit of jazz expression began at the age of 12 in her native Rochester, NY. In 2007 she embarked on a 7-year journey of study and performing that brought her to various points in the U.S. and Latin America; and now Laura’s path has come full circle to her hometown. “Whenever I came home between activities, I found that I loved the city more and more with each visit. There is a real sense of community here, and a deep appreciation for art, music and culture. It’s a wonderful environment to express and grow as an artist.” With her husband and musical partner Antonio H
by Troy Dostert
Ambition is certainly in no short supply for pianist Laura Dubin, as evidenced by this two-disc live recording from the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival in 2016. On 21 cuts, she not only surveys an exceptional range of jazz piano styles, from stride to bebop to modal; she also brings in the classical tradition, with jazz-inflected ...
By Laura Dubin
Label: Self Produced
Track listing: CD1 This Could Be the Start of Something Big; Thunderstorm ; Ode to O.P. ; Prelude from Le Tombeau de Couperin / My Favorite Things; Prelude to a Kiss / Waltz Op. 64 No. 1 "Minute Waltz" ; I Got Rhythm; Handful of Keys ; Sonata No. 8 "Pathetique"; Green Arrow; Doc Z; Anxiety. CD2 Something's Cookin' ; Waltz for Bill / It's De-Lovely; Invention for Nina; New York; No Mystery / Now He Sings Now He Sobs / Spain; Kelly Green; On Fire; Reflets Dans L'eau / Our Love Is Here to Stay; Sonata No. 11 "Rondo Alla Turca"; Barcelona.
by Jack Bowers
Here are three new CDs by two exemplary young pianists, Laura Dubin and Matt Savage, the first two of which reprise a concert by Dubin's splendid trio at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival in July 2016. The third, Piano Voyages, is Savage's twelfth recording, the first in which his eloquent piano is the lone instrument. ...
by Roger Farbey
Despite the cartoonish CD cover illustration, depicting a smiling Laura Dubin seated at a grand piano, and perhaps giving the false impression that this is a jokey album, the music surely proves otherwise. This ambitious double album of a live performance on July 2nd, 2016 contains many surprising and engaging pieces. Opening with Steve Allen's This ...