About Lorens Chuno
Audiences have praised Lorens Chuno’s sets as energy-filled, inherently captivating, and potentially educative. This Nigerian born musician has created a unique sound that can be broadly described as Jazz-fusion with noticeable West-African influence. His warm and dynamic vocal style, along with his bold compositions, helps define this unique sound. A talented pianist, percussionist, vocalist, and dancer, Lorens Chuno has played several concerts, many a time, sharing stages with international acts like the Chicago Afrobeat Projects, and the Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars. Lorens Chuno has also worked with some legendary musicians including drummers Poogie Bell and Roger Humphries, and pianist Howie Alexander. Lorens Chuno has garnered a few international recognitions including appearance on the Nigerian Television Authority “Celebrity Corner” program and the African Independent Television’s “Artist’s Notebook”.
In addition to performing, Lorens Chuno host and curates “Doing Art” a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to independent artists of all forms, and how they do art.
Current Band Members: Lorens Chuno (piano/vocal), John Gray (bass), Michael Vital (drums)
Lorens Chuno is also a well trained mathematician and currently holds an assistant professor (of Mathematics) position at Manhattan College where he is listed as Lawrence C. Udeigwe, PhD.
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