What does it take for someone who has been singing since she was a toddler--and had her sights set singing as a vocation since in elementary school--to make a strong go of it? Great focus and a strong will would be necessary traits. Willingness to learn and a thick skin would also be valuable, particularly in the jazz genre, in which emotional depth and artistic truth go hand-in-hand with the sheer technique needed to pull off successful performances.
Dana Lauren, just into her twenties, is already demonstrating these qualities and more, as veteran AAJ Contributor R.J. DeLuke learned when he spoke to the young vocalist, who released her second independent CD, It's You or No One earlier this year.
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