not just a crooner covering the traditional Sinatra style or trying to be the
next Connick, he is his own man."
one of the great male voices in cabaret..."
quartet accompaniment, he revealed the artistry of a master crooner...Lorenson's
own vocal technique is a masterpiece."
technique has roots in "crooning" but he is far above the quality of the
self-described crooners we are accustomed to in cabaret lately. His voice has a
creamy, dreamy quality..."
"Russ Lorenson is a
performer that is reminiscent of the old greats...His voice transcends
mainstream artists and is placed in a category in itself, one where the
world of acting and jazz are interchangeable entities in the music
"Russ is an elegant performer
who has faultless musical taste and vocal phrasing. He has a voice that is
reminiscent of some of the great singers like Tony Bennett, Chet Baker and a
little of Mel Tormé.”
audience thrilled to Lorenson. An elegant performer, he brought a supple voice
and strong sense of characterization to all his songs. And he shined with an
"…[his] relaxed, easy
deliveries…seem natural and heartfelt..."
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