Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Career Highlights of the Legendary Lawrence Johnson (Part 1)

This is a brief summary of Lawrence Johnson 35 year’s career in the creative industry.

Lawrence was hired to do vocal 
arrangements in musical.
Lawrence has been involved in the creative arts industry for over 30 years as a music professional veteran and is one of UK leading vocal arranger, vocal coach and producer. He started his career as an vocal arranger, choir leader during the mid-1970s at the Latter Rain Church based in London and is also co-founder of the London Gospel Community Choir in 1982.During his time as a choir leader of the Latter Rain Church Choir was a support act for The Hawkins Family, Mighty Clouds of Joy, Andrea Crouch and The Disciples and other major gospel acts.

Lawrence first professional studio recording assignment was with Sir George Martin and Sir Paul McCartney as vocal arranger and background singer during the early 1980s.He is highly sort after by music industry icons such as Simon Cowell, Clive Davis and Wayne Hector for consultancy service and other assignments relating to the music entertainment industry.
Lawrence conducted vocal arrangements 
and coaching on the show.
Over the years Lawrence has being involved in many different music projects. He has conducted auditions and vocal coaching for “The Voice” talent television series across the UK. Vocal production and arrangement on the One Voice recording sessions conducted at Abbey Road Recording Studios, London with a united choir of all the major gospel artists from the UK.  One Voice project - “Somebody Please Help Haiti”, recorded on Saturday 27th February 2010 at the legendary Abbey Road studios, London, was something special. In 2006, Lawrence was hired to do vocal arrangements for the musical production “Daddy Cool”. He did vocal coaching and vocal arrangements for “Fame Academy” television series and also has conducted vocal coaching  and vocal arrangements  for “Britain’s Got Talent” television series.

                                          Researched and compiled by               
                                          Mr K Tomlin Music Historian                   
                                          ©RCM Music/Signaturesoundsonline2013-2014

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Kevin Tomlin has over 34 years of teaching experience in Jamaica, England and America, including 15 years teaching music history of black origin and visual art in South Florida, U.S.A., through Arts in Education. Tomlin created special training programmes and workshops for music teachers in South Florida schools, using music history as the foundation, to build exciting programmes of study and support materials for education professionals. Since 2000, he’s taught music history, geography, religious education, history, visual arts and performing arts at schools in Hertfordshire and Essex, at both primary and secondary levels. He conducts research and provides consultancy services for multi-media organisations, schools, recording artists, cultural and faith-based groups and entertainment professionals.

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