Los Angeles Music Awards' World Music Artists of the Year and Showcase Artists of the Year, "Spirit Soul & Friends" is a fun Musical Peace Troupe which bonds together a unique act of international musical flavors (Fusion, Ambient, New Age, R&B, Pop, Rock, Reggae, Island, Jawaiian, Urban, Rock and Jazz). They provide a family friendly show for any type of event. As the Music Team and Music Directors for the Art Miles Mural Project, this multi-talented versatile ensemble brings forth their common goal of taking music and dance to a higher level.
Performances include inspiring original compositions, uplifting cover songs with motivating, positive messages of love and peace with audience interaction. For private, corporate, and community venues, they can lighten up any party atmosphere with their music and captivating Yoga Dancers. For festival events, they can also provide strolling musicians who roam the festival grounds with melodic music, handing out healthy organic treats to both festival attendees and vendors.
"Spirit Soul & Friends" provides dynamic, upbeat, lively, soothing and meaningful entertainment exhibiting a positive, loving message intended for all cultures worldwide. Audiences of all ages will definitely keep singing and dancing long after this memorable performance. "Spirit Soul And Friends" - Taking Music to a Higher Level.
Annette Laborte - Vocals, Guitar, keyboard, Songwriter, ukulele, Djembe, Hand Percussion
Bia Laborte - Vocals, Guitar, keyboard, Songwriter, Djembe, Hand Percussion
Dee Laborte - Vocals, Djembe, Congas, Hand Percussion, Doumbek, Tablas, Hawaiian Drums, Brazilian Hand Percussion
Madhavaya - Vocals
Tulsi Manjara - Vocals, Percussion, Djembe, Frame Drum, Native North American Flute
"SHOWCASE/WORLD MUSIC ARTISTS OF THE YEAR" 2010 Los Angeles Music Awards.
Music Team for the Art Miles Mural Project/"MURAMID"
Los Angeles Music Awards Producer's Choice - "WORLD MUSIC ARTISTS OF THE YEAR (2009)
Los Angeles Music Awards - Producer's Choice - Music Video (Featured at Main Event) - "A Song of Peace/Nityananda Chaitanya"
BILLBOARD WORLD MUSIC AWARD - Honorable Mention for "Nityananda Chaitanya"
"Nityananda Chaitanya" (w/Guest Musician Darrel K. Newman on guitars and bass): No. 4 on the Bestseller List of Acoustic Fuel.com. Featured on "Wonder Women Mix 4" Digital Download Store
"Nityananda Chaitanya" (w/Guest Musician Darrel K. Newman on guitars and bass): Featured on the 2007 "All States All Stars" CD Box Set, representing the State of Hawaii.
"Loving Thoughts": Featured on the 2007 Music For Troops "Songs from the Heart" Compilation CD
"A Higher Way": 2003 World Music Finalist for VH-1 "Save the Music Foundation - Song of the Year" Competition
Love is theUltimate, Loving the Absolute
A Higher Way Reprise
Haribol (w/Darrel K. Newman on Guitars)
Loving Thoughts - Music Video Mix
Representing Aloha State of Hawaii
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With roots in Ewa Beach, Bia, Annette and Dee LaBorte's "Spirit Soul" band has a track on the "All S...With roots in Ewa Beach, Bia, Annette and Dee LaBorte's "Spirit Soul" band has a track on the "All States All Stars CD. They are Hawaii's representatives on the album, which was released July 4 through the non-profit Music for Troops. (To support the cause, to to www.amillionsongs.org).
"A Higher Way" - Purely Addictive
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Your lyrics on this song are both fun and inspiring. The reggae groove is absolutely intoxicating! ...Your lyrics on this song are both fun and inspiring. The reggae groove is absolutely intoxicating! Your vocals are exquisite and the harmonies top them off. Structurally, this is a song that would make MARLEY proud! You have captured the essence of reggae in this song, which is found to be very addictive and a sheer joy to listen to!
International Song of the Year
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JAZZ/WORLD/INSTRUMENTAL CATEGORY Top February Finalists 1 - (World Music) "A Higher Way" Bia ...JAZZ/WORLD/INSTRUMENTAL CATEGORY
Top February Finalists
1 - (World Music) "A Higher Way" Bia Laborte (Spirit Soul) and G.T. Blake (GTB Music) - San Diego, California
2 - (Jazz) Rob Meurer - Its not Christmas without you (Studio City, California)
3 - (World) Robert Ruiz - Listen to the Rain -(Wichita, Kansas)
4 - (Instrumental) Bernhard Schuler - In Silence - (Kolin, Germany
Across The Universe
Give Peace A Chance
You Are So Beautiful
What is Life
Love Is The Ultimate
Let Your Love Flow
Waiting On The World To Change
Spread A Little Aloha
Ku'u Lei Awapuhi
Lean On Me
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
My Sweet Lord
Some Higher Way
Blowing In The Wind
Dust In The Wind
Make It With You
Paradise No More
Letting Go With Compassion
In The Moonlite
I'm A Songwriter
Somebody Is Calling You
Various Yoga Dance Songs
Madana Mohana Murari
Haribol Nitai Gaur
There are no upcoming dates at this time.