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Alvin Smith

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Alvin Smith's love of music started at a very young age. At the age of five he began his instrumental training with the trumpet. Eventually, he added string instruments beginning with the violin, then cello, and the bass guitar. Alvin sings baritone beautifully but prefers to play an instrument.

Coming from an artistic family; his uncle played trumpet for blues guitarist John Lee Hooker and his mother was a ballet dancer. Alvin loves the creative process and thoroughly enjoys collaborating with writing partners.

Alvin has written and produced songs for film and television from, The Sopranos, Soul Food, JAG to Felicity and The Shield. He has also produced for performers such as Greg Walker of Carlos Santana, Noel and D.T. Peredes.


Alvin has written and produced songs on multiple CD's for Global Vision records and DRM Records. After several years of touring and performing with such artists as Billy Davis, Marilyn McCoo, Stephanie Mills and Philip Bailey, he began his song writing and production career.


Alvin established Mo'Jamz Productions in 1997. There he perfected his production skills and worked with artist such as Wron G (Warren G) and Thug Life. His mentor was James Gadson.


R&B is his favorite style of music to compose and he would love the chance to work with Neyo and Eric Benet. He looks forward to writing and producing songs with today's top artists. He is currently working on his own CD recording and launch.


In his future he would like to tackle symphonic works as well as broadening his musical horizons writing and producing ethnic music from around the world.


Besides traveling for performances he works out of his studio in North Hollywood California.

LARRY DUNN

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With his funky keyboard playing, Larry helped transform Earth, Wind & Fire into one of the all-time most successful R&B bands in the world, with sales of more than 100 million albums worldwide, 6 GRAMMYs, 13 GRAMMY nominations, 4 American Music Awards, 32 Gold & Platinum/Multi-Platinum Records & Albums, a Star on Hollywood's Walk Of Fame, induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame (2000) and the Songwriters Hall Of Fame (2010) as well as other industry awards.

In addition to playing organ, synthesizer, piano, keyboards, and clavinet with the group from 1972 until 1983, Larry held the position and handled the responsibilities of the band's Musical Director. As one of the key people behind the scene, much of the group's musical success can be attributed to him. In addition, he rehearsed Earth, Wind & Fire for live stage performances and wrote many of the musical segues and medleys.

Larry had major creative influence in, and is proud of his contribution to such Earth, Wind & Fire classics as: "Shining Star," "Spirit," "Be Ever Wonderful," "Runnin'," "See The Light," "Let Me Talk," "And Love Goes On," "Jupiter," as well as other melodies that will live on in the hearts of fans and popular music lovers alike.

Together with other members
of Earth, Wind & Fire, Larry was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in March 2000.

Since 1988, Larry and Luisa have been involved with production projects, writing music for Japanese television commercials, film, and studio work. A lot of which have aired only in Japan.

Along with playing keyboards, programming synthesizers, and composing, Larry has developed a talent of producing and composing for other artists. To further this talent, for the past 20 years, Larry has been increasing his knowledge of sound engineering, computers, and synthesizer programming.

Larry, his wife Luisa, and Darrell S. Elliott esq. formed a production company: Source Productions.

Larry's production and performance credits include: The Emotions, Level 42, Ronnie Laws, George Duke, Lenny White, Paulinho Da Costa, Foley, Ramsey Lewis, Caldera, Hubert Laws, Stanley Turrentine, Dianne Reeves, Brian Culbertson, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Stanley Clarke and Deniece Williams, just to name a few.

In keeping with his "goal of reaching as many people as possible through music," he released in Japan, his first solo album. An album that blends contemporary music and new age while adding a twist of funk, "Lover's Silhouette" is a project that encompass True World Music featuring eleven powerful tracks that pick up where Larry left off with Earth, Wind & Fire. Luisa also demonstrates her strong vocal talent on "Don't It Make You Want To Cry."  This album spotlights musical greats like Phil Upchurch, Ronnie Laws, Marcel East, Hilliard Wilson, Steven Dunn, Derf Reklaw, and original Earth, Wind & Fire band members Ralph Johnson and Al McKay, and brings an array of musical textures to all the finely written and produced compositions. Co-produced by Chris Brunt, it also displays the talent of blind vocalist, Ellis Hall on "Maybe In My Dreams."     

       

Internationally, Larry has made personal appearances at several spectacular multi-million dollar concert productions in Europe and Japan. French music composer/producer Jean-Marc Cerrone has asked Larry to return year after year to perform.

Larry releases his second solo CD...entitled, "N2 The Journey." Guest artists on "N2 The Journey" include Hubert Laws, Luisa Dunn, Munyungo Jackson, James Ingram, Foley, Ronnie Laws, Stanley Clarke, Sheldon Reynolds, Procton Bonnell, Jay King, Steven Dunn, Paulinho DaCosta, Rahmlee Michael Davis, Michael Harris, Hilliard Wilson, Andre Delano, Jorge "Jeo" Evans, Steve Baxter and more! The CD is currently available for download at iTunes and Amazon.... Larry also produced Luisa's first single entitled, "May-Umm."

"I want to create music for every medium. Earth, Wind & Fire's music touched the world. Along with my other projects, I have created a library of music which appeals to music buffs everywhere. In keeping with this tradition, I am moving into other endeavors with the goal of reaching as many people as possible through music." - Larry Dunn     




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Award winning Mediterranean beauty Lisa Panagos is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model, and producer. Although born in the USA, Lisa possesses a unique array of exotic heredities which can only descend from the mystical country of Greece and the romantic city of Paris of France.


Her Internationally and Globally recognized hit single ‘Mind’s Eye’ has earned her many awards and reached #1 on the charts; Power FM Global Radio Network, KSRL Radio and its affiliate network stations. Her recent single ‘Know My Soul’ has also held the #1 position on the charts and she was recently presented her award by the Berkshire Media Group and KMIX Radio, LA in October, 2017.


As these two singles began climbing the charts to #1 Lisa’s fan base continued to grow and so did her views. Many music executives took notice and Lisa was honored by the Akademia Music Awards at the Rose Bowl and presented an award for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Media‘ with over 1,000,000 syndicated views. Other awards for “Mind’s Eye” from the Akademia include ‘Best Pop/Jazz song’ and ‘Best R&B/Soul Music Video.’ The LA Music awards also took notice of Lisa’s performance of ‘Mind’s Eye’ and awarded her ’Music Video of the Year,’ ‘Electronica/Dance Artist of the Year,’ and Producers’ Choice for ‘Outstanding Debut Release.’


Following her success with ‘Mind’s Eye’ Lisa decided to release a cover of ‘I Wanna Be Your Lover’ written by the legendary Prince, on her record label and production company Panagos Global Entertainment (PGE). Other albums released on her label include ‘Mind’s Eye’ compilation and ‘Know My Soul.’ Just after the release of ‘I Wanna Be Your Lover’ Lisa was presented an award for ‘Best R&B Cover’ by The Akademia.


As the accolades for Lisa and her musical works continued to catch fire, Hollywood was all abuzz as she was presented the Hollywood F.A.M.E. Award for ‘Female Rising Star’ at the Avalon Theatre in Hollywood, Ca. Lisa was honored to accept her award alongside an elite group of celebrities and industry luminaries such as Wink Martindale, Cass Warner, Ron Jeremy and Leilani Sarrelle.


During the course of her all-embracing acting, music and recording career, Lisa has worked with some of the music industry’s biggest producers, re-mixers, writers and arrangers including MacQuayle (Beyoncé, Madonna, Lindsay Lohan), Rob Chiarelli (Madonna, Janet Jackson, Will Smith), hit songwriter Alex Forbes (Taylor Dane), Ed Goldson (Jay Z, Eve) and Dave Bianco (Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Vanessa Williams) to name a few.

Lisa has developed a catalogue of over 500 songs and tracks ranging from Pop to R&B /Soul to Dance and Jazz, all

available for licensing deals and commercial applications for film, TV, radio and other forms of new media. Lisa has performed to audiences around the world with her original music, musical reviews and book shows making her a well-seasoned national, international and global touring artist and performer.


Lisa has appeared in many Broadway shows including ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ with Reba McEntire and Tom Wopat at the Marquis Theatre, NYC, and also the first national tour starring Marilu Henner and Rex Smith. Other theatre credits include ‘Sophisticated Ladies’ starring the Duke Ellington Orchestra, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’, ‘Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Camelot’ to name a few. A featured singer and ‘Sporting Doll’ at the famous Monte Carlo Sporting Club on the French Riviera, Lisa performed for the Royal family and opened for a host of legendary stars such as; The Gypsy Kings, Donna Summer, Tony Bennett, Harry Belafonte and Shirley MacLaine.


Aside from her ability to perform live, her acting credits in film and television include the EMMY nominated TV series ‘Yes Dear’, multiple award winning TV show ‘Law and Order’ and the Oscar nominated movie ‘Donnie Brasco’ as well as multiple independent movies. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2166116


Lisa has been extensively trained in all areas of the performing arts and has a dedicated passion to her music, acting, songwriting and producing which has achieved exceptional excellence to date. She has studied and refined her craft in acting with world renowned coaches such as; Larry Moss (Hillary Swank, Leonardo Dicaprio), Michelle Danner (Jamie Foxx, Selma Hayek) and Patsy Rodenburg (Judy Dench, Ian McKellen), just to name a few. She trained in dance at Broadway Dance Centre, NYC, Steps on Broadway, NYC and Washington School of Ballet. Internationally recognized vocal coaches include Don Lawrence, Carlo Menotti and Rona Leslie. A graduate of Syracuse University, Lisa has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting, music and dance. An awards recipient from multiple U.S. and International organizations to date, including the IBC in England, Lisa is an active member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity Association.


Currently, Lisa is living in Los Angeles where she is working on completing her solo album slated for release 2018. Her new single ‘Ecstasy’ just got placed on a compilation album entitled ‘The Campaign of Love’ with Irene Cara (Fame, Flashdance) on Serious Records, Inc, a division of Sony/Orchard. Along with finishing her record, Lisa is also auditioning for various film, television, voice over and Theatre roles and is up for consideration on multiple projects.


Lisa speaks and understands conversational French and has performed arias in Italian, German and French. Featured in a variety of magazines such as Music Connection Magazine and on multiple syndicated radio shows, Lisa is having another busy and exciting year.


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