born on 24/9/1970 in Stadtlohn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Links www.ingridlaubrock.com (English)
Ingrid Laubrock (born September 24, 1970) is a German-born jazz saxophonist, who plays soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones.
In 1998, she released her first solo album Who Is It? and was subsequently nominated for the 'Rising Star of the Year' award at the 1999 BT Jazz Awards. She was also nominated for the BBC Award 'Rising Star' in 2005 and in 2009 won the SWR Jazz Award for her recording Sleepthief.
She has played and recorded with Brazilian singer Monica Vasconcelos' band NÓIS and the Brazilian quartet NÓIS4 of which she is a founding member. Other musicians she has made guest appearances with include Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Polar Bear.
- 1998 - Who Is It? on Candid Productions Ltd.
- 2001 - Some Time on Candid Productions Ltd.
- 2007 - Forensic on F-ire records with Karin Merchant, Ben Davis, Larry Bartley, and Tom Skinner.
- 2008 - Sleepthief on Intakt Records with Liam Noble on piano and Tom Rainey on drums.
- 2010 - Anti-House on Intakt Records.
- 2011 - The Madness of Crowds on Intakt Records
- 2013 - Strong Place on Intakt Records.
With Liam Noble
- Let's Call This (Babel, 2006)
With Kris Davis & Tyshawn Sorey
- Paradoxical Frog (Clean Feed, 2010)
- Union (Clean Feed, 2012)
With Olie Brice & Javier Carmona
- Catatumbo (Babel, 2012)
With Veryan Weston & Hanna Marshall
- Haste (Emanem, 2012)
- LARK (Skirl, 2013)
With Tom Rainey
- And Other Desert Towns (Relative Pitch, 2014)
With Tom Rainey
- Pool School (Clean Feed, 2010)
- Camino, Cielo, Echo (Intakt Records, 2012)
With Living by Lanterns
- New Myth / Old Science (Cuneiform, 2012)
With Kris Davis
- Capricorn Climber (Clean Feed, 2013)
With Mary Halvorson
- Illusionary Sea (Firehouse 12, 2013)