Laura Jane, international recording artist is originally from Michigan where she was raised in a multi cultural family. She started singing at the tender age of 3 years old and her first professional gig was singing in the children’s chorus of the OPERA GRAND RAPIDS where she performed in such acclaimed operas as CARMEN and TOSCA. Growing up she sang and starred in radio and television commercials, she performed theatre all over town.
Laura Jane was accepted to the prestigious BOSTON CONSERVATORY of Music where she studied for two years and finished her education at the UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS in Philadelphia, PA with a degree in music and theatre. While in Philadelphia she stumbled across superstar songwriting and producing team GAMBLE AND HUFF (who owned the building her school was actually in) of the legendary THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA and found herself in the studio immediately singing with such icons like Billy Paul. Laura Jane was then placed in a girl group and with a development deal with the label. This is where her studio experience began.
Laura Jane performed professional regional theatre in such productions like LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, BEEHIVE, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, a European tour of HAIR and a national tour of HARLEM RENAISSANCE before making the trip across country to the city of angels – LOS ANGELES.
Upon arriving in Los Angeles, Laura Jane then again found herself in another girl group this time signed to A & M RECORDS. The group eventually got dropped and then she found herself all the way across the country with no family and in need of a job!! Thus the adventures in Los Angeles began.
Since being in Los Angeles, Laura Jane has worked, toured and/or recorded with the likes of Enrique Iglesias, Joe Cocker, Aerosmith, Miles Mosley, Vintage Trouble, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kelly Clarkson, the late Teena Marie, The Black Eyed Peas, Dave Matthews Band, Lea Michelle, Michael Bolton, Josh Stone, Nicole Sherzinger to name a few. She has performed on almost every music related television show in the UNITED
STATES such as the GRAMMY’S, THE OSCARS, The Latin Grammy’s, American Music Awards, MTV Music Awards, America’s Got Talent, American Idol, The Voice, So you think you Can Dance, Billboard Music Awards, Elle, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallen, Conan and the Late Late Show with James Corden. Laura Jane has also performed on numerous television shows in Europe and almost every music related show in Latin America. She also sang with Gloria Estefan and Yolanda Adams on the Quincy Jones 85 Birthday Celebration on BET and with Yolanda Adams and Carrie Underwood on the Elvis Tribute Show on NBC.
Laura Jane most recently performed in the choir behind Cynthia Erivo on the Academy Awards 2020 singing the theme some from the movie HARRIET. She is on the BAD BOYS FOR LIFE soundtrack, as well as
the DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD soundtrack, where she was also the singing voice for Eva Longoria. She also recently did vocals for Wu-Tang: An American Saga – on HULU and DEATH IN PARADISE on BBC. She also did vocals for the tv show called AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE on ABC, The Neighbors – where she worked with legendary composer Alan Menken, She sang on several episodes on the NETFLIX special called the GET DOWN, also on We Will Rise, on ABC, not to mention Let It Shine (Disney) and Sex and The City 2 Soundtrack. Laura Jane is also featured on the LETTERS TO JULIET movie soundtrack where she did a remake of the classic Italian song called QUANDO QUANDO QUANDO with Chris Mann.
Laura Jane has released two albums independently, TO MY PLANET BOO in 2005 and EVERYTHING CHANGES IN 2012. Both Albums gained rave reviews and got international radio airplay. She has performed her solo shows in London, New York, Los Angeles, Jakarta, Monaco and Budapest. She is currently working on her third album. She is currently featured on the third album of TAO OF SOUND called THESE TIMES. She also recently performed in Washington DC a the America Abroad Media Awards, representing The United States of America. The event was dedicated to journalists who put their lives on the line to get the ‘story” out and was in attendance by diplomats from several different countries including ones in the middle east. Laura Jane created her own version of the song BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED
WATER with grammy nominated producer Herman Jackson and Arab music maestro Bassam Saba.
Laura Jane started her own company called JANE GLOBAL MUSIC SERVICES where she provides consultations, contracting of vocals and hiring composers for certain projects. She is also a vocal coach and teaches privately as well as masterclasses. She is a vocal arranger and producer as well. She is currently working with Katara Studios out of QATAR one an emerging artist there named AISHA – who is one to watch. SHE RECORDED Aisha’s album completely in quarantine on zoom IN THREE DIFFERENT countries, including Qatar and the UK. Even though 2020 proved to be a challenging year for artists and musicians, Laura Jane sang, vocal produced or did arrangements for 14 albums since the original quarantine in March of 2020. Most of these projects were independent but included Emmy winner Benise, and grammy winner Fantastic Negrito (of which she is doing vocals for the entire new album) and Oscar winner BRET MCKENZIE (who won an Oscar for original song for the movie the Muppets. She has been teaching and doing vocal classes throughout 2020 VIA ZOOM. She also performed in the choir for the CARRIE UNDERWOOD Christmas Special on HBO called THE GIFT.
She is currently helping launch a new creative facility for young people in HOUSTON, Texas called FUTURE STARS OF HOUSTON.
Laura Jane has travelled to 90 countries and has performed on the biggest stages in the world not once but multiple times.
Laura Jane also is co-executive producer and co-creator of the Reality tv show called HARMONY – THE BACKGROUND SINGERS OF LOS ANGELES.
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