Episode 63. It Takes A Village To Love ft. Lorna Bracken Baxter

Not to be defined by one style, Lorna B’s own personal art of music is a blend of Smooth, Standard, Improvisational Jazz, Soul, Blues and Pop arranged with a Jazz flare. Lorna's training started early at age 3 under the guidance of her father, one of Portland Oregon’s greatest jazz legends, composer & arranger for Billy Eckstine, pianist Warren Bracken . Her father’s contributions in Jazz, Bebop, and Blues as well as exposure to other jazz greats of the time, influenced her to start on her own musical journey. In her youth, her vocal strengths were noticed and led her to be selected as the only child of an all adult choir where she sang from age 12 to 18. Lorna moved out of state and later, out of country to Canada for 14 years. While there she worked on some music projects with other artists. Since returning to her home state of Oregon, her music projects were working with her group, the Lorna B Band playing Pop, Soul Funk & Blues. Lorna has now has come full circle and is showcasing her roots in Jazz, by way of her skills in her unique style and naturally seasoned vocal sound.