Chesky recording artist Louise Rogers has a voice that has been described as “pure and incandescent, free of affectation or obvious influence.” (Christopher Loudon, Jazz Times).
Ms. Rogers moved from N.H. to NYC in 1997 and has been active in the jazz scene since her arrival. A published author - Jazzy Fairy Tales Teacher's Manual, written with Susan Milligan (Alfred Publishing, 2011) with 2 more books slated for publication in 2011/2012 - she is a leader in the field of jazz education.
Nat Hentoff has praised her work as "the most joyously encouraging way of expanding the audience for jazz".
Along with her new release on Chesky Records, Black Coffee, which was in Grammy consideration, Louise has previously released 4 CDs on her own label, RILO: Come Ready and See Me and Bass-ically Speaking; 2 jazz CDs for children – Bop Boo Day and Jazzy Fairy Tales.