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L & O (The Kennedy Center)

L & O

LAURE SLABIAK, VocalsOLIVIER SLABIAK, Violin, Ukulele, Guitar, & VocalsMICHEL SCHICK, Clarinet, Saxophone, Ukulele, Melodica & Bass ClarinetSTEPHEN HARRISON, BassJEAN-BAPTISTE MAILLET, Drums L&O is a hot new band from Paris whose sound ranges from soft and romantic to energetic swing that shows their Gypsy influences. Their lyrics are in French, Spanish, and English, and revolve around themes discussing the threads of life: stories, memories, children, lovers, disappointments, and pleasures. L&O’s exciting fusion is created by musicians with backgrounds in different genres. Vocalist Laure Slabiak has a background in opera and is currently studying classical music at the Conservatory at Sorbonne University in Paris. She is also fond of swing, 1930s music, and Gypsy music.

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L & O 1/13/09: L & O

Undulating music, ballads, Spanish rhythms, and exotic swing illustrate the performances of vocalist Laure and composer/violinist Olivier.

L & O

Undulating music, ballads, Spanish rhythms, and exotic swing illustrate the performances of vocalist Laure and composer/violinist Olivier.

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