Annie Lovergnat Resume

      


NATIONALITY : Italian
LANGUAGES : Italian (mother language) English (advanced, spoken and written) French (intermediate) German, Spanish (beginner)

JAZZ STUDIES

1989 Berkee Summer Clinics (Perugia, Italy) with Bob Stoloff

1989 Groznjan International Jazz Workshop (Groznjan, Croatia) with Reggie Workman

1990 Groznjan International Jazz Workshop (Groznjan, Croatia) with Reggie Workman

1989-93 University for Music and Performing Arts (Graz, Austria) with Jay Clayton

Mark Murphy Andy Bey Sheila Jordan

1993 Lessons at the Barry Harris Workshop, (New York City, USA) with Barry Harris


TEACHING EXPERIENCES

1995,1996 Jazz singing and ensamble at the Jazz Seminars Scheibbs, Austria

1997-2001 Classes and workshops in Vienna

2001-2002 Teacher of jazz singing and bodywork at the Bruckner Konservatorium, Linz

2001 Vocal Jazz Masterclass at the Sarajevo, Jazz Festival (Bosnia)

2002 Vocal Jazzand body work workshop, Schloss Zeillern (Austria)

2003 Vocal Jazz Masterclass at the « Casa della Musica » Trieste (Italy)

2003 Vocal Jazz Masterclass in Lamezia (Italy)

2004 Stage Presence Masterclass, Maurizio Nobili class at the Music University Graz

2010, 2011 Vocal jazz, body work, ensemble Groznjan International Jazz Woerkshop Jeunesse Musicale Croatia



ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE


International collaborations include performing/recording with great artists such as Pete Bernstein, Andy Bey, John di Martino, Bojan Zulfikarpasic, Marc Buronfosse, Julien Lourau, Marcello Tonolo, Paolo Fresu, Howard Curtis, Claus Raible, Furio Di Castri, Steve Kirby, Giorgos Antoniu, Derrik Gardner, Glauco Venier, Marc Abrams, Francesco Bearzatti, Andrea Allione, Renato Chicco, Paulo Cardoso, Alegre Correa, Fritz Pauer to name a few.

She's been the voice of the Vienna Art Orchestra, Europe leading Big Band, giving hundreds of concerts in Europe main jazz festivals and theaters . With the VAO she toured as well Canada, Brasil, Cuba, Russia, and recorded 12 cds, mostly for Universal.
She appeared on tv and radio shows and performed as a featured solo artist on events such as the Ruhe Triennale, the Cezanne exibiton in Vienna, Midem Cannese, the Expo 2000 and the Opening of the Wiener Fetwochen.

Festival perfomances include : Umbria Jazz, Montreal jazz festival, Nord Sea JazzFestival, Vancouver Jazz Festival, Victoria Jazz Festival., Red Sea Jazz Festival, Havanna, Berlin Jazz Festival, Moers, Guimares, JVC festival Paris, Paris Jazz, Freiburg, Varna, Madrid, Moskaw, Philarmonie Essen, Kiev, Vilnius, Jazz Fest Wien, Wiener Festwochen, Le Mans Jazz Festival, Dresden, Joragua do Sul, Joinville, Hamburg, Beijing, Oporto, Amsterdam, Angouleme, Zaragozza, Belfast, Zagreb, Bruckner Haus Linz, Lugano, Brugge, Orleans, Salamanca, Chur, Luzern, Salzsburg, Frauenfeld, Budapest, Berlin, Munich, Bolzano, Mantova, Nevers, Time in Jazz Berchidda, Barcelona, Queen Elisabeth Hall London, Luxenburg, Auxerre, San Sebastian, Graz, Gdynia, Prag, Zurich, Couches, Granada, Sevilla, Junas, Sarajevo, Sibiu, Bern, Midem Cannes, Bergen, Lisbona, Basel, Souillac etc.


DISCOGRAPHY

With the Vienna Art Orchestra

« Quiet ways: Ballads (Verve)

« American Rhapsody » (BMG)

« Duke Ellington Sound of Love » (TCB)

« Centenary journey » (Quinton)

« Art&Fun » (Universal)

« Big Band Poesie » (Universal)

« Duke Ellington Sound of Love vol.2 » (Universal)

« Swing and Affairs » (Universal)

Vienna Art Orchestra "3" (Universal)

« The Big Band Years » (Universal)

As a bandleader, producer and arranger :

"Anna Lauvergnac" -with Andy Bey, Pete Bernstein, John Di Martino, Andy Scherrer, Wolfgang Puschnig, Alegre Corrèa...etc (TCB)

"Unless there's love" with Claus Raible-piano, Giorgos Antoniou-bass, Howard Curtis -drums (to be released )

As co-leader :

"You Must Believe in Spring" -Till Martin quartet and Anna Lauvergnac (Petit Paquet records)

"Come Closer" -Julia Huelsmann trio with Anna Lauvergnac (ACT)

As a guest artist :

« Days » Marcello Tonolo (Caligola)

« Letter from Motherland » One More Language (MAP)

« Almost Blue » Resetarits-Puschnig 5tet (Universal)

« Vostok9 » -Andrea Allione (Nota Ossigeno)

« Speak Low » Hans Salomon (Jive Music)

Compilations:

"The finest female jazz today" vol 2 (Edel)
"The finest female jazz today" vol 5 (Edel)


ABOUT :

« Not only she sings perfectly in tune but her voice is full of phatos, energy, poetry and emotion. -Paolo Fresu

« She's all the expression you need and want from a beautiful singer » Mark Murphy

« Anna sings from her heart» Sheila Jordan

"You always hope that a singer that looks like this would sound great.she doesfrom somewhere elsea day dream. An enigma.." - Vince Outlaw, The New Jazz Thing radio, San Diego
« Praised by Sheila Jordan, Lauvergnac shares that veteran jazz artist's willingness to risk unusual musical efforts, regardless of the potential consequences. » Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times

« The presentation of her ballad program in the

Updated:  September 3, 2011

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