An honours graduate in Jazz from Leeds College of Music, the saxophonist / vocalist Lovely Laura is renowned for her incredible live performances with Hed Kandi, Ministry of Sound, Ocean Beach Ibiza, Es Paradis and Space-Ibiza making it no surprise that she is currently the clubbing world’s most in demand saxophonist, having played in the most prestigious international clubs such as Cocoon (Frankfurt), Zouk (Singapore), Space (Ibiza) & Pacha (Worldwide).
To add to this, and under the personal invitation of Domenico Dolce (Dolce & Gabbana), Laura has toured the world performing at their exclusive events such as fashion show and boutique parties, even personal events.
She is often requested to play at global, corporate parties for Storm Models (London), Audi, VW, Lexus & Moet & Chandon and has performed personally for celebrity clients such as Tommy Hilfiger, Eva Herzigova, Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) & Brian Ferry whilst also entertaining at exclusive Ibiza weddings & parties for MTV, Axwell (Swedish House Mafia) & Slash (Guns & Roses).
Summer 2014 saw a Facebook video of Laura playing Jubel by Klingande go viral on the internet. After 200k likes and over 60k shares, Laura was invited to perform with Klingande. The shows were very successful and she now regularly joins them on tour.
Laura’s passion extends from electronic music to that of jazz and soul, wher
e, as a solo artist the also talented singer/ songwriter, has enthralled thousands at arenas such as the O2, NEC, Manchester Evening News Arena and Amsterdam Heineken Music Hall, supporting artists such as Take That, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, The Stylistics and Candy Dulfer.
Her angelic voice can be heard on the incredible Hed Kandi album Balearica Unplugged released September 2011, where she was the featured vocalist for the entire album. The album deservedly went straight to No.4 in the UK iTunes Dance Album Charts.
Championed by Jazz FM and described as ‘completely original’, her debut jazz album Off The Ground was signed immediately by Robin Millar CBE (Sade, Everything But The Girl, Randy Crawford).
Described by the late iconic Humphrey Lyttleton (BBC Radio 2) as a ‘saxophonist with distinction’, Lovely Laura is a D’Addario performing artist who plays exclusively on Jazz Select Reeds. She is also endorsed by Yanagisawa saxophones.
For the summer, Laura always returns to a place she now calls home; Ibiza, where she will be found entertaining the masses on the hedonistic island