LENA is a fresh and outspoken band formed by Rotterdam based jazz singer Laura Drion.
Laura Drion is a vocalist with a unique clarity- and soothing quality to her sound and delivery.
Fusing with her, are the sensitive instrumentalists: Agota Tamelyte (piano), Abhinav Khokhar
(double bass) and Laurens Buijs (drums). Similarly colourful and harmoniously rich like
Evans, the young quartet’s rendition is sure to touch your heart as well as encourage you to
Through shining a contemporary light on material by the greats, Laura and her trio tell an honest story that brings new relevance to jazz.
The challenges of today’s society allow for great inspiration; the distraction of online identity, the fear of falling short, and, in the end, the yearning to love. Having transformed this inspiration into inventive lyrics and arrangements onto works by Bill Evans, Betty Carter and others, Laura shows the listener and intimate account of her inner world, and spreads a reassuring message.