Lauren Kinsella is an Irish vocalist based in London. Working within composition and improvisation, she collaborates with a wide range of artists from musicians to poets, dancers to visual artists, and contemporary classical composers to improvisers. She is a lecturer at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and Leeds College of Music.
Her work has been reviewed in the USA, Germany, the U.K, France, Norway, Canada, Switzerland, Netherlands, Austria and Ireland. Featuring regularly on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 6, RTE Lyric FM, Jazz FM, BBC Radio Scotland, Le Bande Passante, Sverigesradio and ORF Radio Lauren’s music has a dedicated listening audience.
She has released several albums on Edition Records, WideEarRecords, Diatribe and Two River Records with the latest Snowpoet album Thought You Knew described by National Public Radio USA as one of the best jazz albums of 2018. Similarly, Under The Moon by Blue-Eyed Hawk was voted best jazz album in The Irish Times Ticket Awards 2014.
“[She has] embraced an entirely new conception of vocal improvisation, touching on various ethnic traditions but also connected to the avant garde” - The History of European Jazz 2018