Spirit Soul And Friends
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Spirit Soul And Friends

Laguna, CA | Established. Jan 01, 2003

Laguna, CA
Established on Jan, 2003
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"The 20th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards Main Event/Thurs., November 18"

"HOLLYWOOD, Calif- The final countdown to the annual Red Carpet Gala has begun. The 20th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards and its sister productions the Hollywood F.A.M.E. Awards and the Phoenix Music Awards are all slated for presentation on one fantastic evening scheduled for Thursday, November 18th, 2010 on the lot at Paramount Studios inside the beautiful Paramount Theater...Celebrity honorees for the Hollywood F.A.M.E. Award presentations include Actress Sally Kirkland, Night Ranger’s Jack Blades, legendary music producer Eddie Kramer, Senator Max Cleland for the literary award, Posthumous Award for Jaco Pastorious and Ronnie James Dio, former President Jimmy Carter for Lifetime Humanitarian, plus several others...20th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards – Winners & Producers Choice Recipients...Showcase Artist: Spirit Soul and Friends"
- Crossharp Chronicles Network


"Representing Aloha State of Hawaii"

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). - MidWeek Hawaii


"International Song of the Year"

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




- VH-1 Save the Music Foundation


""A Higher Way" - Purely Addictive"

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! - Song of the Year


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"Spirit Soul And Friends" - A Musical Peace Troupe are the 2017 Global Music Awards Bronze Medal Winners for their "Music Video", "Kirtan Peace Vibrations With Spirit Soul and Friends. They also received the 2017 Global Music Awards Bronze Medal for "World Music" for the beautiful mantra, "Om Hari Om", one of the tracks which is also featured in the documentary musical film.
"Spirit Soul And Friends" are also Award Recipients of the 2010 Los Angeles Music Awards for World Music Artists of the Year and Showcase Artists of the Year. Their music video, "A Song of Peace" (Nityananda Chaitanya) received the 2009 Producer's Choice Award and was featured at the Los Angeles Music Awards Gala Event. Their music video, "Loving Thoughts" also received the 2008 Los Angeles Music Awards Producer's Choice Award.

"Spirit Soul And Friends" provides a family-friendly interactive program designed for any private, corporate or public event which is entertaining and FUN!

This multi-talented versatile ensemble brings forth their common goal of taking music and dance to a higher level with inspiring original compositions, peaceful transcendental mantras and uplifting Kirtan accompanied by graceful Yoga Dancers. Every audience at each event is invited to joyously interact with songs and sounds of peace filled with messages of love and harmony.

"Spirit Soul And Friends" has over 15 years of experience in sharing the spiritual activity of Kirtan within the counties of Southern California to provide spiritual nourishment and help spread peace, harmony, and LOVE to every community.

You are invited to come and share the goal of utilizing music, peaceful mantras, yoga and dance to help create a more peaceful society. Their main goal is to give a gift of peace that you can take with you. You will be hearing and singing beautiful mantras and transcendental sounds that create peace and harmony by their spiritual potency wherever you go!



"KIRTAN IS A JOYOUS CELEBRATION...A LIVING, MOVING MEDITATION"


Come and engage in the spiritual activity of Kirtan, a nondenominational practice that has been passed down since time immemorial and a constant in all paths and religions.

Getting together as a group is a fun way to do this! It is a great activity for families and communities at large. We can sing mantras using all kinds of instruments and genres of music. Oftentimes, people will get up and move to the beautiful transcendental sounds or groove to a rock out Kirtan. There are no hard and fast rules!



MEMBERS OF SPIRIT SOUL AND FRIENDS-A MUSICAL PEACE TROUPE:



Patita Pavana: Community Entertainment Project Coordinator/Vocalist, Electric Acoustic Guitar, Harmonium, Ukelele, Keyboard, Djembe, Hand Percussion



Dee Kiana Laborte: Vocalist, Congas, Djembe, Doumbek, Hand Percussion, Guitar



Madhavaya: Vocalist, Cajun, Guitar

Karuna Sundari: Harmonium, Yoga Dance, Vocals


Jyoti Jennings-Roth: Vocals, Guitar, Yoga Asana Demonstration



Ivy Fay Jhulana Roth: Yoga Dancer (and our youngest spirit soul!)



Jhulana Jennings: Vocals, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Yoga Dance, Yoga Asanas, Ballet