the consummate entertainer ...
bringing jazz to theatre and theatre to jazz

Part Sarah Vaughan...part Bette Midler...part Nina Simone...


Laurie Krauz explodes onto stage “moving from a whisper to a joyous howl within the space of a bar” (  A jazz singer who fuses blues, gospel, R&B — and anything else she lands her voice on — weaving it into a seamless, mesmerizing genre all her own.

Krauz drives the music with a sophistication that travels from earthy to elegant, fiery to fragile, and wild to wistful.  She can be “bright and breezy or hot and steamy” (WBAI-FM).  She’s the consummate entertainer, bringing jazz to theatre and theatre to jazz. 

We invite you to explore the site to learn more about this captivating artist!