Internet sensation Lovely Laura is currently creating a storm, with Facebook videos of her playing in Ibiza reaching well over 20m views across the globe.
An honours graduate in Jazz from Leeds College of Music in the UK, the talented saxophonist / vocalist is renowned for her incredible live performances with Hed Kandi, Ministry of Sound, Pacha Ibiza, Ushuaïa, Ocean Beach Ibiza, Klingande, Mambo Ibiza, EsParadis and Space-Ibiza making it no surprise that she is currently the clubbing world’s most in demand saxophonist, having also played at the most prestigious international clubs and festivals such as Tomorrowland, Cocoon (Frankfurt), Amnesia-Ibiza, Zouk
(Singapore) & 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 fashion show events alongside her DJ husband Ben Santiago, whilst also performing personally for a string of celebrity clients such as Tommy Hilfiger, Brian Ferry, Axwell and exclusive parties for MTV, Mercedes & Moët & Chandon.
Laura’s passion extends from electronic music to that of jazz and soul, where, 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, where she was the featured vocalist for the entire album. The album deservedly charted straight in at 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 Rico Jazz Select Reeds. She is also endorsed by Yanagisawa saxophones and Claude Lakey mouthpieces.
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.