New Video Debuting Soon, Plus a Free MP3!


Coming soon, the world premiere of a video for “Where Did The Magic Go” from the album, New Vintage. To be alerted when it arrives, join Laura’s spam-free fan email list. Just for signing up, you will receive a free MP3 of an Irving Berlin classic not available on any of her albums! Just send an email to webmaster@lauraainsworth.com with “Subscribe” in the subject line.



Award-Winning New Music Now Available!

Laura's acclaimed new album New Vintage debuted with a special solo show at New York’s elegant Metropolitan Room, a guest spot in the Indie Collaborative showcase at the world-famous Bitter End, and a spot on JazzWeek's Top 20 Most-Added Albums chart! New Vintage was on the first-round ballot for the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. It earned Laura two Bronze Medals in the Global Music Awards for Best Female Jazz Vocalist and Retro/Easy Listening Artist…The Clousine International Music Award for Best Jazz Album (Spring 2018)…And a “Best of the Best of 2017” honor from the internationally-syndicated radio/Internet show, “Cocktail Nation.”

Critics raved that New Vintage “sparkles like champagne” (Dallas Voice) and is “a smile-inducing winner” (Jersey Jazz), “top-notch” (Cabaret Scenes), “a must for jazzbo vocal fans” (MidwestRecord.com) and “sublime…a perfect album” (AMProfile). Downbeat magazine hailed her as a “unique persona” with “a seamless delivery derived from the ‘40s and ‘50s, yet contemporary as well.”

Also new: Top Shelf, a 180-gram, virgin vinyl LP of 10 classic tracks from Laura's first three albums! Specially remastered for vinyl by renowned engineer Kent Stump of Crystal Clear Sound and manufactured on brand new, state-of-the-art equipment by Hand Drawn Pressing.



Top Shelf and New Vintage are Now Available!

Laura's acclaimed new album New Vintage debuted in August 2017 with a special solo show at New York’s elegant Metropolitan Room, a guest spot in the Indie Collaborative showcase at the world-famous Bitter End, and a spot on JazzWeek's Top 20 Most-Added Albums chart! Critics rave that New Vintage “sparkles like champagne” (Dallas Voice) and is “a smile-inducing winner” (Jersey Jazz), “top-notch” (Cabaret Scenes), “a must for jazzbo vocal fans” (MidwestRecord.com) and “sublime…a perfect album” (AMProfile). It was on the first-round ballot for the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.

Also new: Top Shelf, a 180-gram, virgin vinyl LP of 10 classic tracks from Laura's first three albums! Specially remastered for vinyl by renowned engineer Kent Stump of Crystal Clear Sound and manufactured on brand new, state-of-the-art equipment by Hand Drawn Pressing.

To purchase Laura Ainsworth's all-new album New Vintage, click here.

To purchase Laura Ainsworth's new best-of audiophile vinyl LP Top Shelf, click here.

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NEW VIDEO: "THAT'S HOW I GOT MY START"

Presenting a new video in classic film noir style for this great early Frank Loesser scorcher, available on both New Vintage and the Top Shelf audiophile vinyl LP.




ARTISTS MUSIC GUILD AWARDS

On November 11th, Laura was in Charlotte, NC, for the nationally-televised Artists Music Guild Heritage Awards, hosted by Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. Laura hosted the pre-show, presented the award for Best Instrumentalist, and was named as a top finalist for Female Vocalist of the Year. Last year, she won the award for Best Book of the Year and Necessary Evil was named a top-five finalist for Best Video.



MAJOR MEDIA APPEARANCES

New Vintage is attracting plenty of media attention. Click here to listen to Laura’s interview with the top bachelor pad music show Buddies Lounge, click here for her in-depth interview on the Beyond The Playlist podcast, click here for her recent appearance on Neon Jazz, and click here for her interview with the avatar of cool, Koop Kooper, on the internationally syndicated Cocktail Nation, which named New Vintage as one of the “Best of the Best of 2017”.



LAURA IS FEATURED IN DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE

Laura is featured in the December holiday/readers’ poll edition of Downbeat magazine, the Bible of jazz.

Also look for an interview/feature soon in the national magazine Cabaret Scenes, all about the songs of New Vintage.

Learn all about Laura and see some exclusive photos from the New Vintage cover shoot in this revealing and entertaining interview by blogger and celebrity photographer Alan Mercer. Click here.



MOJOMAG FEATURES LAURA AINSWORTH

The May 2017 edition of the Mojomag online music magazine/podcast features John Mayer, funk icon George Clinton, and up-and-coming “new vintage” jazz singer, Laura Ainsworth! To hear the interview and a sneak peek of Laura’s upcoming album New Vintage, download the free Mojomag app here. Under “Stories” on the main menu, click on May 5th to listen.


LAURA AINSWORTH RELEASES VIDEO FOR “NECESSARY EVIL” SHOT ON TOUR IN GOA, INDIA

The official video for "Necessary Evil" is here! Directed by international pop star Oliver Sean during Laura's tour of Goa, India, and Dubai as part of the WOA Records India Tour and WOA International Music Festival Goa and Dubai.