Greg Laswell

Greg Laswell

It’s been said that the best art seeks to transform pain into beauty -- a goal that was clearly somewhere in the back of Greg Laswell’s mind when he began putting together his Vanguard debut, Through Toledo.

While the San Diego-based singer-songwriter has long had the innate skills to captivate listeners with his music -- a soaring tenor and a flair for crafting sweeping melodies chief among them -- it took an abrupt transformation in his personal life to bring the raw emotion of Through Toledo’s eleven songs to the surface.

“I don’t... more