Laura Taglialatela is a vocalist, composer and arranger born in the mediterranean city of Naples, Italy. Growing up in a house full of music and art of all kinds, she naturally developed a complex musical personality, which brought her into experiencing many different languages and genres.
Laura began performing music in church at the age of 10, an experience which consequently drove her interest towards black music. In 2009 she completed her studies in vocal jazz performance at the Scuola Civica in Capannori, and decided to attend a Bachelor in Literature and Cultural studies at the Suor Orsola Benincasa University of Naples, while taking music private classes with some of today’s most internationally recognized jazz performers.
She graduated in 2014 presenting a thesis entitled "A unifying language: jazz”, a result of her active researches on the field on the impact of the inter-cultural crossover of the jazz scene on the language currently spoken in America by the new generation through the songwriting process, receiving audience acclaim and extra credits.
In 2016 Laura won the WinJazz Competition with her composition "Blue Moon". In March 2018 her song "Take Me Back" received the Runner Up Songwriting Award at the Song Of The Year International Contest (Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani, Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys among the judges). Her debut album "The Glow" received the Gianni Basso Award from the Piemonte Jazz Committee as best debut album from an italian artist. She has performed at multiple Jazz Festivals around the world, and has led her own band internationally including France, Croatia, Italy, Finland, Belgium, UK, US, Russia.