Laurie Dapice - vocals

Laurie Dapice

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Laurie Dapice had a dream as a young girl to be a singer at the early age of 14.  She began training her voice with an Internationally reknown tenor Pasquale Caputo.  She has also trained under the vocal direction of Broadway Star Kamal Scott, internationally known recording Artist Amy London, the Legendary Singer Mark Murphy & Voice instructor Lois Winter at Mannes College.

Laurie began her education at Mannes College of Music & The New School University of Jazz & Contemporary Music attaining a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in Performance & Music in 2006.

She has performed with & opened for many historical music legends including Barry Harris, Benny Powell, Billy Harper & Dr. Billy Taylor.

Laurie had the opportunity to record a Spanish version of "Joy to the World" with the legendary Billy Harper while at NSU & this breath taking arrangement sold over 1 million copies to date.

Also a top contender in the annual Jazz-Mobile Competition in NYC in 2008,  she has traveled Internationally as a headlining act in The Zenith Sky Lounge at The Marriott Hotels 56th floor Penthouse in Nagoya Japan.

Laurie Dapice completed her debut Album in 2014 entitled "Parting the Veil" which was released in December of 2015 in Manhattan.  It is currently playing on hundreds of radio stations in both the U.S. & abroad.  The album made it on the JazzWeek Charts, earned 15 accredited Rave Reviews, made the Dec. Issue of Jazz Times, the March Issue of Downbeat Magazine . It also made the coveted 2015 "Best of Jazz" CDS Top Ten list by the Jazz Journalist Association.

She has performed in some of the most well known jazz venues in all of NYC including The Dream Hotel, Night Hotel, Lexington Hotel, Alhambra Ballroom, Sweet Rhythm, Flatiron Hotel, Apollo Theater, Kitano Hotel & The House of Jazz in Montreal Quebec.

Laurie also Performed a Special Concert in 2013 in Celebration of Ella Fitzgerald at The Hudson River Museum's new outdoor Amphitheater alongside the Hudson River in Yonkers.

Laurie holds multiple songwriting awards from Billboard Magazine, ASCAP, ASCAP plus & a USA Songwriting Award. She was also recently selected to join an 80 piece Gospel Choir under the musical direction of Conductor, Singer & Musician Damien Snead & will be toured in the Fall of 2016 with the Wynton Marsalis Orchestra.

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