Song Stylist, Larzine is known for her journey that began in the historical followings of musical artists she portrays. She has mastered many qualities in the Jazz and Pop genres and has created something spectacular in the rhythm of her sound. This Howard University alumnae, is the producer of her crowd-pleasing performance of,“Diamonds in Jazz.”.
Q. Who are your musical influences?
A. Billie Holiday, Nancy Wilson, Carmen McCrae, Etta James and Etta Jones Shirley Horn. There are really too many to name.
Q. When did you begin listing to Jazz?
A. My dad played piano and sang. So you see I was exposed to jazz as a very young child.
Q. How did you know that singing was your calling?
A. I knew when I couldn’t imagine not singing.
Q. How are you influencing young people to appreciate this music?
A. I enjoy taking young musicians to hear music and to jam sessions. I enjoy sharing music at schools, in my car or whenever I’m hanging out.
“That certain something Larzine executed at the start of the millennium was in stellar performance at the internationally renowned Blues Alley Jazz Club located in the heart of Washington, D.C.”. . .
“The one woman production which consists of Larzine’s rendition of four musical icons is historic and fabulous, we love it!” . . . .
“Each character’s performance in Larzine’s performance is fully exploited to exquisite entertainment.” . . . .
A.J. jazz Fan
“Sensational is not enough to express how well Larzine performs her show. I can see it again, and again, and again. And you will too!” . . . .