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Laura Tsaggaris


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Folky pop

Status:

Most recent release, Live At The Atlas (live, 2015)

See also:

Laura Tsaggaris's site

CD Baby's Laura Tsaggaris page

Comparisons:

Alanis Morissette, Ani DiFranco

Covers/own material:

Own, occasional co-writing

General comments:

Strong, piano-based emotive pop with a touch of Alanis Morissette (vocally), Ani DiFranco (folky pop styling). Laura Tsaggaris is a powerfully emotional singer and songwriter. (sophiagurley@hotmail.com)

Recommended first album:

Any

Recordings:

  • Laura Tsaggaris ep (ep, 2003)
  • Proof (2005)
  • Keep Talking (2009)
  • Everyman (2013)
  • Live At The Atlas (live, 2015)

Proof

Release info:

2005—over timerecords—0tr002

Availability:

See Laura Tsaggaris's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Laura Tsaggaris—vocals and acoustic guitar all tracks, ebow (5), rhythm electric guitar (7), piano (10)

Guest artists:

John Custer—electric guitars all tracks, acoustic harmics (6), open-tuned acousic (10), "mandolin" (8)
Jim Crew—piano all tracks, Hammond B3 (4, 7, 10)
Matt Brandau—bass
Kevin Neimond—bass (9)
Stephen Levitin—drums, percussion
Brian Regin, Oscar Ozolunch—violins (1, 5, 9)
Alexandra Glinkowski—viola (1, 5, 9)
Lisa Shaugnessy—cello (1, 5, 9)

Produced by:

Ian Schreier

Comments:

Evocative, moody pop. Solid songwriting and vocals. Recommended for nearly everyone—she deserves to be much better known and widely heard. (sophiagurley@hotmail.com)

Live At The Atlas

Release info:

2015—over • time records—OTR006

Availability:

See Laura Tsaggaris's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Laura Tsaggaris—vocals, acoustic guitar, piano

Guest artists:

Wes Lanch—B3, Rhodes, piano
Bobby Thompson—electric guitar, wissenborn
Patrick Thornton—bass
Ben Tufts—drums
James Candiloro—drums (15)
Justin Jones—backing vocals
Sandy Choi—violin
Kaitlin Moreno—violin
Eric Dewaardt—viola
Yvonne Carruthers—cello

Produced by:

Jamie Candiloro

Comments:

It's a powerful and emotional live album, and Laura Tsaggaris has some great songs that she performs here. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)


Thanks to Sophia Gurley and Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry

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