Laura Fygi
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Laura Fygi

Laura Fygi
Born (1955-08-27) August 27, 1955 (age 63)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Genres Vocal jazz, pop
Singer
Instruments Vocals
1980-present
Website www.laurafygi.com
Tulipa 'Laura Fygi'

Laura Fygi (born 27 August 1955 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch jazz singer.

Fygi was raised in Uruguay. Her father was a Dutch businessman and her mother an Egyptian belly dancer. During the 1980s, she was a member of Centerfold, a Dutch disco band which was popular in the Netherlands, Europe, and Japan. In the early 1990s, she began a solo career and recorded her debut album with Toots Thielemans.[1][2] During her career, she has worked with Johnny Griffin, Michel Legrand, and Clark Terry[2] and considers Julie London one of her influences.[3]She has sung in English, Chinese, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.[1]

Discography

  • Introducing (Mercury, 1991)
  • Bewitched (Verve Forecast, 1993)
  • The Lady Wants to Know (Verve Forecast, 1994)
  • Watch What Happens When Laura Fygi Meets Michel Legrand (Verve Forecast, 1997)
  • Dream Your Dream (PolyGram, 1998)
  • Live (PolyGram, 1998)
  • Turn Out the Lamplight (MVP, 1999
  • The Latin Touch (Mercury, 2000)
  • Change (Universal, 2002)
  • Live at Ronnie Scott's (Universal, 2003)
  • The Very Best Time of Year (2005)
  • Rendez-vous (Universal, 2007)
  • Songs from Movies & Musicals (Universal, 2009)
  • The Best Is Yet to Come (2011)
  • Flower (2012)
  • Jazz Love (Decca/Verve, 2016)[4]

References

  1. ^ a b Salterio, Leah C. (30 May 2013). "Laura Fygi: Strictly Dutch treat". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Ankeny, Jason. "Laura Fygi". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017. 
  3. ^ Loudon, Christopher (9 June 2011). "Laura Fygi: The Best Is Yet to Come - JazzTimes". JazzTimes. Retrieved 2017. 
  4. ^ "Laura Fygi | Album Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017. 

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