The Michael Lauren Quartet is a hard swinging funky jazz band that plays Accessible Contemporary Hard Bop imbued with passion, intelligence, joy, elegance and dynamics. The repertoire includes original music from Michael’s critically acclaimed Album “Once Upon A Time In Portugal” (Selected One of the 10 Best National Albums in 2016 (Arte Sonora) and also a number of his favorite jazz standards.
Modern Drummer Magazine (USA)
“For Michael Lauren “It don’t mean a thing….” are words to live by”.
“Michael Lauren is a master of time and not only worships at the altar of creativity, but also brings his chops to the sacrificial table with extravagant gestures always informed by the rich legacy of drummers from the history of Jazz”. You will be awed by Lauren’s ability to play in the pocket”. ...