Downbeat March 2018 Indie Life Feature

Lauren Elizabeth Baba | theBABAorchestra

by Sean J. O'Connell

" ... In 2016, Baba gathered 17 friends to record. The big band recorded half a dozen tracks live in less than six hours. Those original songs swarm with cheek and seriousness, sometimes within a single measure. Baba stoically drives her compositions straight into the storm, engulfed by a band fully on board with her mission. “In this context of my music... "