Laurel Thomsen | Light & Shadow

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Light & Shadow

by Laurel Thomsen

In her first solo EP, classically trained violinist and singer/songwriter Laurel Thomsen showcases her diverse roots based composition style, versatility, ability to conjure rich emotion, and her knack for creating infectious melodies.
Genre: Folk: Appalachian Folk
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1. Music Bug (feat. Marty Atkinson, Joe Craven, Scott Nygaard & Dan Robbins)
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2. Asilomar (feat. Joe Craven, Scott Nygaard, John Reischman & Dan Robbins)
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3. Light & Shadow (feat. Barry Phillips & Mike Witcher)
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4. Comrades (feat. Joe Craven, Scott Nygaard, Dan Robbins & Mike Witcher)
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5. Unexpected Waltz (feat. Scott Nygaard, Dan Robbins & Mike Witcher)
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6. Rough 96 (feat. Dale Mills, Scott Nygaard, Dan Robbins & Mike Witcher)
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Classically trained violinist, violist, and singer/songwriter Laurel Thomsen enjoys performing, composing, improvising, and studio recording across a variety of genres and with ensembles ranging from orchestras to singer-
songwriters and bands. Based in Santa Cruz, California, Laurel is frequently sought for her ability to add depth and emotion to all types of music and her knack for creating infectious melodies.

Laurel has sustained a private lessons studio since 1996, and since 2009, also online via Skype. Laurel is the creator and host of the Violin Geek Podcast, a regular contributor of string technique articles for Strings magazine, and author of Improve Your Bowing Technique, a beginner through advanced level book/video guide available through String Letter Publishing.

Laurel sees the violin (or viola, or her singing voice, as the case may be) as an extension of her inner being and rich emotional world - her means to convey the full range of thought and feeling, both the obvious and the subtle. Laurel hears music as a story and when she plays, vivid imagery and deep feeling moves her beyond the auditory into a holistic experience of all the senses. She experiences music as a form of dynamic communication with herself, her collaborators, her audience, her students, and more than anything, she enjoys diving into the creative unknown and seeing how she can stretch the boundaries of her musical voice.







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