Lawrence Anthony ''LA'' as he is affectionately know, has been entertaining for a long time.
Combine Barry White, Teddy Pendergrass and James Brown, and you get LA'S signature style ''old school romance'' and firery funk ! His unique registry, being a bass/baritone singer, brings passion and fire to the romantic songs that are an important part of his performance.
The fevor and spiritual connections felt by his audiences is only by his ability to become ''one'' with his audience through his ''soulful, heart pounding funk. A celebratory aura is seen is seen in his outlook on life and is evident in his performances.
LA is beyond professional, as a singer and entertainer. IF you really want to bring the folks out for a great dance party, this is THE singer and his Hit Squad group to hire. Keyboards, sax players, horns...man what a sound. Their repertoire is extensive and you can't help but get off you seat and P-A-R-T-Y!!! Mucho
entertainment for the boomer set with sexy LA enchanting his audiences from Philly to NYC and the burbs. A++++ group!.
Response from LA and The Hit Squad Show:
Thank you so very much ! I'm so glad that you enjoyed yourself. I enjoy celebrating life! Hope to see you again.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 120 - 160 minutes
What to Expect
Professional, courteous, ''old school' soulful, Apollo like. Roses are given to the ladies and a highly celebratory experience is felt by all !. The best of musicians are used in my act. Good musicians only can enhance my performance. It has been said that I'm the 2nd hardest working man in show business ! Off course the hardest working man was James Brown !
Lawrence Anthony "LA' as he is affectionately known, has been entertaining for a long time. The power and seduction of music drew LA to sing, play and entertain.
Combine Barry White, Teddy Pendergrass and James Brown, and you get LA's signature style - "old school romance" and fiery funk! His unique registry, being a bass/baritone singer, brings passion and fire to the romantic songs that are an important part of his musical experience.
The fervor and spiritual connections felt by his audiences is matched only by his ability to become "one" with his soulful, heart pounding funk. A celebratory aura is seen in his outlook on life and is evident in his performances.
LA has performed with the legendary Intruders as well as on many "Motown Review" assignments. He is currently the bass/baritone singer and co-founder of "Tradition", a wonderful "classic soul" cover singing group.
LA is no stranger to other forms of media. He has been heard as a radio personality on his own "Quiet Storm" show on 91.1 WOSS in New York. He has been seen in commercials and on documentaries for public and commercial television.
Let the party begin!
Additional Booking Notes
A rider/ contract is available for special events.
1. Escapism - James Brown
2. Make it Funky - James Brown
3. Doin it to Death - James Brown
4. Just My Imagination -The Temptations
5. My Girl - The Temptations
6. Stormy Monday - Blues
7. I wish it would Rain - The Temptations
8. Ecstasy - Barry White
9. Practice What you Preach- Barry White
10.Nothin from Nothin leaves Nothin- Billy Preston
11 You are so beautiful to me- Billy Preston
12.Family Affair - Sly Stone
13.Lets Stay Together - Al Green
14.Love and Happiness - Al Green
15. Will it go around in Circle- Billy Prerston
16. Amazing Grace -Gospel
17 Sex Machine - James Brown.
18.Lets do it again - Staple Singers
19. Me and Mrs Jones - Billy Paul
20. Everyday People -Sly and the Family Stone
|Great Musicans||Celebrating life, love and soul with LA!|
Influences & Inspiration
The Temptations, Billy Preston, James Brown, Al Green, Sly Stone, Barry White, Motown and The Sound of Philidelphia
Profression PA system with supervision, 4 mics,4 mic stands
Spot lighting, dressing area