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Laura Theodore

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"LAURA THEODORE has one of the most striking voices in jazz." (Rick Anderson, All Music Guide ) Reviewers have compared her to such legends as Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, & Sarah Vaughan. Ms. Theodore can be seen weekly as host of the popular Manhattan Cable music television show All This Jazz, now in it's 6th year. She has made guest appearances on Good Morning America, Robert Klein Prime Time, Phil Donahue, America's Talking and the CBS New's Year's Eve Special. Laura has toured throughout the U.S. and performed at numerous major events such as: Night of 100 Stars, George Bush Inaugural, Fire & Ice Ball and The American Film Awards. Laura has recorded five solo CD's including Tonight's the Night , which won a Musician Magazine BUBS Award

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Golden Earrings

Label: Whaling City Sound
Released: 2009
Track listing: Johnny Guitar; Why Don't You Do Right?; Take a Little Time to Smile; Fever; My Small Senor; Don't Smoke in Bed; I Get Along Without You Very Well; You Was Right Baby; I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me; Solitude; Everything is Moving Too Fast; When You Speak with Your Eyes; Golden Earrings; I Don't Know Enough About You; What More Can a Woman Do?; Manana.

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Article: Album Review

Joe Beck & Laura Theodore: Golden Earrings

Read "Golden Earrings" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


The duet program Golden Earrings is Laura Theodore's ode to Peggy Lee's standard-setting duets with her husband, guitarist and co-composer Dave Barbour. Subsequent circumstances have added a sadder tribute to Theodore's instrumental partner, guitarist Joe Beck, who recorded his final work on Golden Earrings before he succumbed to cancer in July 2008. Tribute offerings can be ...

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News: Recording

"Golden Earrings" - Testament to Taste, Talent, and Exceptional Chemistry

"Golden Earrings" - Testament to Taste, Talent, and Exceptional Chemistry

Whaling City Sound is excited to bring you this very special collection of music from the late, great guitarist Joe Beck and jazz vocalist Laura Theodore. This intimate and inspired series of duets effectively pays twin tributes. Initially conceived by Theodore as a tribute to the revered vocalist and popular music icon Peggy Lee, whose alluring, ...

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What the World Needs Now Is Love

Label: Bearcat
Released: 2003
Track listing: 1. Some of My Best Friends Are the Blues (Byron/Harris) - 4:41, 2. I'm in the Mood for Love (Fields/McHugh) - 2:16, 3. Come Rain or Come Shine (Arlen/Mercer) - 1:59, 4. How Deep Is the Ocean (Berlin) - 2:26, 5. Fever (Cooley/Davenport) - 3:43, 6. The Very Thought of You (Noble) - 5:15, 7. Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Ellington/Russell) - 2:51, 8. What the World Needs Now Is Love (Bacharach/David) - 3:56, 9. S' Wonderful (Gershwin/Gershwin) - 3:44, 10. You've Got to See Mamma Ev'ry Night (Or... (Conrad/Rose) - 2:22, 11. Why Should I Care (Eastwood/Sager/Thompson-Jenner) - 3:23, 12. A-Tisket A-Tasket/The Lady Is a Tramp (Alexander/Fitzgerald) - 2:47

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Article: Album Review

Laura Theodore: What the World Needs Now Is Love

Read "What the World Needs Now Is Love" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


The world may need love now, but it also needs more original artists like Laura Theodore. The vocalist opens her new CD with a smoldering and sultry “Some of My Best Friends Are The Blues"... and the band gets the blues, too, with an R&B atmosphere and a stinging muted trumpet solo followed by the salacious ...


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