LAUREN HENDERSON QUINTET
Lauren Henderson is a jazz, Latin jazz, soul and fusion vocalist. A recording artist and composer from Massachusetts, Henderson's Caribbean and Latin Heritage are central themes in her original music.
Currently based in both Miami and New York, Lauren performs standards and original music. She has appeared at the Blue Note, Birdland, Joe’s Pub, Casa del Jazz (Italia), Regattabar, WGBH, and various national and international venues. Henderson has toured the United States, Russia, Italy, Spain, Mexico and various countries.
Her original music was recently featured in The Drowning, directed by Bette Gordon and starring Julia Stiles, Avan Jogia, Josh Charles, Tracie Thoms and an outstanding cast.
Lauren's eclectic vocal influences spread across genres. Her Afro-Latin influence aids her in producing a distinct yet versatile sound. Lauren's diverse musical background is rooted in jazz and has been influenced by artists like Shirley Horn, Nancy Wilson, Anita O’Day, Chris Connor, Julie London, Sarah Vaughan, Astrud Gilberto, Omara Portuondo, and many others.