Laura Jurd (Trumpet & Bandleader)
Born: 1990, Medstead, Hampshire, UK
Artist's website: https://www.laurajurd.com/
Laura Jurd is a musician and composer from Hampshire, United Kingdom. She plays trumpet and synthesizer. She has released albums as a solo artist, and she plays in a jazz quartet named Dinosaur, whose album Together, As One was nominated for the Mercury Prize in 2017.
Jurd teaches composition at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London. Jurd composes for and plays in British jazz quartet Dinosaur.
Further Reading: Laura Jurd
Stepping Back, Jumping In is a sharp, witty and exciting new album from one of the powerhouses of UK jazz, Laura Jurd. Is it too soon to call her our own Carla Bley?