Lara Driscoll ~ jazz pianist



Upcoming Events


FALL 2013

Sunday 9/15/13, 9pm: Cafe Resonance: trio featuring Mark Nelson (drums) Antoine Ferron (bass)

Tuesday 10/1/13, 8:30pm: Upstairs Jazz Bar: Kevin Dean's Next Generation Project Featuring Evan Shay (tenor), Afolabi Fapojuwo (drums), Ben Dwyer (bass)

Wednesday 10/16/13, 7:30pm: Schulich School of Music Tanna Hall: McGill Jazz Orchestra 1

Thursday 10/17/13: Private Party with Mark Nelson (drums) and Paul Rushka (bass)

Wednesday 10/23/13, 9pm: Cafe Resonance: Lara Driscoll Trio Featuring Andre White and Paul Rushka

Friday 11/8/13, 5pm-7pm: Union League Club Jazz

Saturday 11/0/13: Private Party with Sean Jacobi (bass)

Monday 12/1/13, 7:30pm: Schulich School of Music Tanna Hall: McGill Jazz Orchestra 1


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“First of all, I never strive for identity. That’s something that just has happened automatically as a result, I think, of just putting things together, tearing things apart and putting it together my own way, and somehow I guess the individual comes through eventually."-Bill Evans

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recent news

4/2012: In September 2012 I will be starting my masters degree in jazz piano performance at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada!

8/2011: I was awarded 1st place in graduate division of the Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Jazz Composition Competition! Thank you Union League for your continuous support of my music!

7/31/11: I'm moving to Chicago!!! Champaign-Urbana, it's been a wonderful experience living here and meeting all of you wonderful people. Thank you for your kindness, generosity and support. I will always be grateful for the time I spent here. Please stay in touch!

6/28/11: Tango Espejo's live CD is now available on CDbaby.com!

2/16/11: 5-8pm, Buddy Guy's, Chicago, IL: I performed as a finalist in the Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Jazz Competition- Chicago friends and family it was so wonderful to have your support at this event!! I was awarded third place in the age category 23-28 and the "People's Choice" award. Thank you the Union League for the financial award I received for my performance!

10/1/10:  Bossa Nuevo official CD release! Click here to listen to samples/buy your own copy!

 5/16/10: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: I graduated with a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Piano Performance! Check out this clip in the News Gazette! I'm playing an original composition. There's an interview in the hard copy of the 5/16/10 paper as well that isn't posted online. There are many people who were not mentioned in this article that have been a critical part of my development thus far as a musician and as a human being... Thank you to all who have supported and encouraged me and my music thus far- I would be nowhere without your endless love and guidance.