NOTE: Music begins at 3:44 - Laurie's engagement with the audience is included for the benefit of those who were in attendence or who knew Laurie and wish to revisit the more intimate parts of this evening when Borders kindly permitted Laurie to hold the Release Party & Concert for her second album, "Life Between The Lines", at their store. Recorded May 6, 1995 at Borders Books & Music Store, Redondo Beach, California. Musicians: Laurie Z.-keyboards; Per Kjeller - Guitar; Jeff Falcone - Drums; John Meadows - Bass
Laurie Z. performed at many Borders stores throughout the United States for a number of years.
************************************************ Life Between the Lines is a great blend of classical and soft jazz with New Age leanings...
Genre: contemporary instrumental, new age, smooth jazz, solo piano
Track List 1. Life Between The Lines 2. The Mayan Wavelength 3. Running In Circles 4. My Perfect Love 5. Trouble In Paradise 6. A Change Of Heart 7. Present Imperfect 8. The Time Dance 9. A Delicate Balance Featuring Guy Tanner on Vocals, Guitar and Drum Production 10. All The Love In The World 11. From The Diary Of A Redhead 12. Miss You Blues
Per Kjeller- Guitar - Acoustic Guitar Jeff Falcone - Drums John Meadows - Bass, Fretless Bass Alan Palmer - Tenor Sax Jeff Hogan - Bass Tom Tally -- Viola
All songs composed by Laurie Z. except for "A Delicate Balance", which was composed by Laurie Z. & Guy Tanner
Praise for "Sunrise" - from Michael Dulin ~ "A joyous celebration of life... I wish I had written it."~
Sunrise is a MIDI solo piano piece written and performed by Laurie Z. It was originally a demo created for several of Kawai's CA and CP series digital pianos. Zebra Productions is grateful to Kawai for releasing Sunrise to help perpetuate Laurie's musical legacy.
Laurie Z. performed at many Borders Books & Music Store throughout the United States for a number of years. Borders kindly permitted Laurie Z. to hold the Release Party & Concert for her second album, "Life Between The Lines" at their store. Recorded May 6, 1995 at Borders , Redondo Beach, California.
Per Kjeller - Guitar; Jeff Falcone - Drums; John Meadows - Bass
Life Between The Lines (1995) is Laurie Z.'s second album. It is an upbeat blend of soft jazz & pop with a hint of classical & New Age leanings.
Recommended if you like George Winston, Elton John, Bruce Hornsby.
"Roots is an autobiography set to music, and clearly demonstrates Laurie's diverse and deeply personal composing styles as well as her mastery of the piano. A classically-trained pianist since the age of four, her touch is warm and expressive. Everything about this album rings true and real." ~ Kathy Parsons ~ ...
"Roots" was considered for 8 Grammy nominations & recorded live with no edits or overdubs...
Recommended if you like George Winston, Elton John, Ludwig Van Beethoven...
Musical selections by Laurie Z. and various other artists are presented in Bonus CDs accompanying Sheryl Roush's book 'Heart of a Mother.' Eight well-known musicians have lovingly contributed their gifts in memory and tribute to the life of Laurie Z., providing a CD with ten inspirational tracks for listening delight to accompany the Heart of a Mother book.
Sheryl Roush is a 13-time author including: Heart of a Woman in Business, Heart of a Woman, Heart of a Mother, Heart of the Holidays, Corazon de Mujer (Spanish), Heart of a Military Woman, Sparkle-Tudes!® and Solid Gold Newsletter Design. She has twice been interviewed by Montel Williams, and he endorsed her Heart of a Military Woman book.