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Shawn Colvin
Meet the Band: Laura Baron

Hometown Bethesda Members Laura Baron, guitar and vocals; Pat Quinn, bass, guitar, piano and vocals Founded 1987 Style rock 'n' roll Influenced by Mary Chapin Carpenter, Alex Cuba, Shawn Colvin, Rosa Passos Notable Baron recorded and released five children's albums before switching gears and making two albums of adult-oriented music. Her most recent effort, the jazz- and bossa nova-tinged Scenes from The Avenue, came out last year. For her next album, Baron said she wants to scale back the production and pare her sound down to a more straightforward, singer/songwriter setting. Quotable "You're still always looking for the great song - something that's...