Jazz and Soul is a rare genre to Smile Radio, however when we get the chance how can we turn it down?! So, this featured artist hails from Paisley, her debut album released October 8th 2018, she has a distinctive, light, multi textured voice, perfect for the genre and her music takes you back to a classic time in the genres... This is EVELYN LAURIE.
Evelyn made her first singing appearance at just age 4 in a talent show in Arbroath, from that moment bitten by a love of music she has adopted many various styles and genres, from folk to choral toopera, spending years refining herself before defining herself with her debut album " A little bit of Me",
I must admit, the last great jazz album I heard in recent times was Hugh Lauries "Tipitana" album and hearing Evelyn Laurie (No relation I presume) I was inspired to go and hear more of that genre, her music is smooth and the tracks are very well laid out from the instrumentals down to the sweet delivered vocals.
It was around 14 years ago, Evelyn began her training in vocal Jazz it was since then she has performed proffessionally at gigs around Scotland.
Evelyns personal love of spans across many genres which made her want to reflect this elcectic taste and inspiration into her own music in which she did with "A little bit of Me"
Some of her own songs-inspired by 1960’s spy themes and Carmina Burana-alongside jazz standards plus her own interpretations of Sandy Denny’s folk classic, “Who knows where the time goes” and the ever popular country hit, “Wichita lineman”
Evelyn is backed by the amazing Euan Stevenson on piano, Mario Caribeon on the bass, Tom Gordon on percussion, Frank Bolem on guitar and Konrad Wiszniewskion on Tenor Sax.
"A little bit of Me" was recorded in Glasgow by Gus Stirrat at Solas Sound, The album was mastered by Iain Hutchison at Glo Worm Recording Ltd.
Since it's release the album has had some stellar reviews from critics and lovers of the Classic Soul, Folk, Jazz Silky Smooth sound and you can catch tracks from the album Now playing on Smile Radio this 2019, the year of the featured, Independent Artists.
Lincoln City Radio's Jazz Album of the Year, 2018
All 159Photography 2019 20 Spot 9-Piece Acoustic Acoustic Guitar Acoustic Indie After Alice A Little Bit Of Me ALT COUNTRY ROCK Alternative Alternative Indie Rock Alternative Pop Alternative Rock Alt Indie Rock Alt-Indie Rock Alt Rock Alt-Rock Americana Music American Indie Rock Andreas Stone Assassins As Sirens Fall Australia Austria Bass Guitar Beauty In Chaos Becca James Before Blue Bethnie Rose Beth Williams Beyond The Sun Big City Cowgirl Big Rooster Jeff Birmingham Blues Rock Bristol Britpop Brit Pop Brit Rock Brocade Broken Empire Broken Flowers Brooklyn Californian Canada Carmarthen Castleford Concert Country Country Music Country Rock Cover Songs Croatia Crumpet Records Curtain Call Records Cyanide Sundae Dallas Dead Agents Derange Detroit Dewsbury Dig Lazarus Drew Davies Duo East Midlands Easy Listening Rock Eclectic Electro Elizabeth Everts E M Music Matters Endymion E.P Europe Evelyn Laurie Featured Artist Featured Artist 2019 Featured Artists Featured Artists 2019 Featured Artists 2019 Festivals Folk France Freya Roy Germany GG Fearn Gig Coverage Hammersmith Hard Rock Hazy Days Her Music PR Her PR Hollings Holly Rees Illnois Independent Artist Independent Artists Independent Music Independent Rock Indie Acoustic Indie Alternative Indie Alt Rock Indie Americana Indie Artist Indie Artists Indie Band Indie Blues Indie Butterflies Dream Indie Country Indie Folk Indie-Folk Indie Funk Indie Hard Rock Indie Jazz Indie Music Indie Music Feature Indie Musicians Indie Music Scene IndiePop Indie Pop Indie R&B Indie RNB Indie Rock Indie Rock-Pop Indie Scene Indie Soul Indie Urban International Ireland Jamaica James Reid JamRock Jasper PR Jaz Mattu Jazz Jenny StanLei Jimmy Lee Morris Joe Symes And The Loving Kind Just John Kaledoscope Kayte Kellye And The Interruption Kelly Vaughn Kelly White Kingston. L.A Last Supper Leeds Lincolnshire Lithuania Lithuanina Little Brother Eli Live Bands Live Event Coverage Live Music Performance Live Music Scene Live Performance Live Performances Live Performer Live Performers Live Room Cleck Liverpool London Lori Jean Los Angeles Lucy Booth Lucy Booth Music Madison Mueller Manchester Manchester-uk Mark-matthews Melbourne Mersey Side Munich MUSIC Music Feature Music Promo Music Release Music Review Neo Jazz Newcastle Newcomer New Jersey New Music New Music Release New Release New Releaser New Talent New York Northampton North East North East England Norway Norwich Nubian Red Nuneaton NuRock Octobers Ohio Online Radio Ontario On Tour Original Material Oxford Pensylvania Piece Of Mind Pluggin Baby Podcast Pop Punk Post Grunge Post Punk Pre-release Progressive Rock Punk Punk Pop Punk Rock Radio Host Radio Ready PR Ringo And The Wolf Rock Rock Music Rothschild Saboteurs Sapien Trace Satin Scotland Seven And Counting Shameless Promotion PR Sheffield Silent Stranger Singer Songwriter Singer/ Songwriter Sisters Of Velveteen Ska Smile Radio Smile Radio Featured Artist Smile Radio Featured Artist 2019 Smile Radio Featured Artists Smile Radio Featured Artists 2019 Smile Radio Indie Awards Smile Radio Presenter Solo Artist Soul South Carolina Spookshow Inc Submissions Welcome Sussex Sweden Tampa Florida The Big Dirty The Greedy Souls The Hijacked The Jarrs The Kings Heat Ensemble The Neville Staple Band The Skys The Sound Lab The Theme The Virginmarys Third Time Luckie Toronto Toulousse Twin Atomic UK U.K Underground Music Underground Music Scene Underground Scene Undiscovered Music Unsigned Bands US U.S Vertilizar Voodoo Radio Wakefield Wales West Yorkshire Wild Horse Worthing Yorkshire Your Life And Mine