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"When talking about contemporary vocalists, there is no way to avoid Lauren Newton."... "Whoever has been following Lauren Newton's progress has been able to observe how, within only a few years, a talented singer has become one of the most exciting, imaginative and bravest vocal experimentalists of today's music scene." Basel News

"Even from today's viewpoint, Lauren Newton is an outstanding frontier-breaker between controlled artful music and jazz-like emotionality."… "One thing is clear: many will not be able to follow in the "voice"steps of Lauren Newton because they lack those vocal capabilities." Jazzthetik

"Newton sings,sighs,moans,clucks,recites - she uses her voice as an instrument with all its possibilities, and her talent is immense." I.S.B.

"A concert with Lauren Newton is never boring." Jazzpodium

"With unbelievable imagination and absolute consequence, Lauren Newton pulls all the stops of contemporary techniques and vocal expressions giving back the voice it's place as a most fascinating and unsurpassable instrument." Central Bavarian News

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Reviews - Joëlle Léandre "A Woman’s Work" (8 CD Box)
CD #3 Joëlle Léandre & Lauren Newton - Antonio Poscic

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Reviews - Krisch/Höfler/Elgart/Newton "Lonely Woman"

Thomas Fitterling

Jazzthetik 7/8-2016 - Hans Jürgen Linke

Melodiva - Anja Klein

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Reviews - Sound Experience

JAZZ’N’MORE, Nov./Dez. 201


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Reviews - CD "2 Souls in Seoul"

Signal to Noise nr. 50, 2008,

All-Music Guide



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Reviews - CD "Tenderness of Stones"

The Wire, Jazz & Impro

All-Music Guide, François Couture

"Delicately slow moving atonal improve set from vocalist Lauren Newton and Evan Parker-like saxophonist/electronics experimentalist Joachim Gies with intriguing results."
Selwyn Harris, Jazzwise July 200


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Review - CD "Spring in Bangkok"

AllAboutJazz-New York 2006

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More Reviews and Interviews (in original language):

Free jazz trios d´ exception - Mulhouse Press, 25.08.07

Improjazz Magazine on the Festival in Luz, France12/07

Interview Jazz Magazine Marzo 2007

Interview Jazzosphère, nr. 27, Jan.2006

Interview Cadence - Cadence 04/03

Lust an Stimmengeschichten - Neue Luzerner Zeitung 12.10.02

Le chant comme un périple intime- L´Express Neuchâtel 23.11.02

Out of Sound - Cadence 07/02

Out of Sound - Jazzpodium 05/02

Konzert mit P. Scheyder - div.

Direkt gefragt - Rhein-Main-Presse 15.8.00

Geniale Formung von Klängen - HNP 18.9.00

Die Schönheit der Stimme und der Musik - Rüsselsheimer Zeitung 08/00

Sensibilität im Klang - nmz 05/97