Lenora Zenzalai Helm is a Jazz Vocal Musician specializing in Classic, Traditional jazz standard and original repertoire. She also composes and plays piano. She has 5 solo jazz releases as a leader, and appears on several other recordings of renowned jazz artists. I Love Myself When I Am Laughing is the new single for her upcoming 6th release of the same name.
More about her career accomplishments are on her websites at www.LenoraHelm.com, www.Reverbnation.com/lenorahelm and her music can be purchased at http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/LenoraZenzalaiHelm
She teaches vocal performance and directs a vocal jazz ensemble as a professor in the music department at North Carolina Central University. She is the author and instructor of several online courses, inclduing a vocal jazz course at www.IntroToVocalJazzOnline.com
In addition to her performance career, Helm is a mentor for emerging jazz vocalists. This work takes shape in a weekend workshop called The Artist Boot Camp designed to empower independent muisicians to become self sufficient. Helm says, "I am a passionate advocate of jazz education and hope to help young and emerging jazz artists enter the field of Jazz."