laura crema, vocalist

A native of Vancouver, vocalist Laura Crema possesses a lush, unique instrument with great depth and resonance. Her influences are broad and diverse as she blends jazz with popular and classical music and improvisation. Laura graduated from Simon Fraser University with a degree in Fine and Performing Arts, and Economics. She has studied at the Banff Centre and the Vancouver Community College.

Laura's CD Almost Blue was released under the Maximum Jazz/Universal Canada Record Label and has been receiving excellent reviews and radio airplay in Canada, the U.S., and Europe. Almost Blue has been featured in Air Canada's Enroute Magazine. Her latest recording, “Spring is Here” was released by Maximum Jazz/EMI Canada and was named Vocal Jazz Recording of the Year by jazz journalist James Hale in the annual Village Voice Jazz Poll Ballots.

"…Laura’s rich, vibrant voice held the audience spellbound with a set that ranged from Cole Porter to Elvis Costello.”
Paul Grant – CBC Radio

“Vancouver’s Laura Crema has an ageless quality to her dry, dark voice.”
Downbeat Magazine

song list

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Almost Blue

Comes Love

From This Moment On

I Remember You

background music

The Al Guraliuk Jazz Quartet
Adam Woodall, Singer/Guitarist
Aidan Miller, Singer/pianist
Allegra, Flute & Guitar Duo
Amanda Wood, Vocalist
The Armadillo String Quartet
Cole Petrone, Singer/guitarist
Colin Bullock, Singer/guitarist
Dave Martone, Latin Guitarist
Doug Towle, Latin Guitarist
Elisa Thorn, Harpist
Emily Chambers, Soulful Vocalist
Encore, Musical Duo
The Gatsby Strutters Jazz Band
The Gastown Strutters Dixieland Band
Heywire, Vocal/Guitar/Violin Trio
Hip Pocket, Jazz Ensemble
The Honeycrooners Show
Howie Abel, Guitarist
Janelle Nadeau, Harpist
Jillian Lebeck, Jazz Vocalist/Pianist
John Gilliat, Latin Guitarist
Kadabra, Latin Jazz Quartet
Karla Sax, Sax & DJ Duo
Keith Bennett, Jazz / Blues Singer
KokoSoul,Vocal/Piano Duo
Krystle Dos Santos, Urban Soul
Kytami, Violinistextremist
Laura Crema, Vocalist
LeftCoast Band
Lori Pappajohn, Harpist
Luis Giraldo, Vocalist / Pianist
Louise Southwood, Classical Guitarist
Mehlinda Heartt, Harpist
Melanie Dekker, Singer / Guitarist
Myles Bigelow, Urban Soul
Nathen Aswell, Singer
Nikita's Reason, Acoustic Duo/Trio
Patsy Goto, Vocalist / Pianist
Paul Filek, Singer/Guitarist
The Saul Berson Jazz Trio
The Scott Robertson Jazz Trio
Sean Dillon, Singer/Guitarist
Skylab Sounds, Electro Soul Duo
Stolen Moments, Jazz Trio
Suzka, Contemporary Violinist
The Swing Soul Band
Take Two! Vocal/Piano & Bass Duo
The Champagne Orchestra
Tom Arntzen, Vocalist / Pianist
Tonye Aganaba, Singer/Guitarist
Trevor Hoffmann, Pianist
UnoMas, Soul Jazz Trio
Van Django, Gypsy Swing
Wes Mackey, Bluesman