KENNY WHITE The Bass Guitar Player for L.O.M. Band. Ken was born in Harrisburg, PA but raised in Orlando Florida where he listened to all types of music. As a self-taught Bassist, Ken has become one of the best Bassist in Central Pennsylvania. Having a great ear and love for music, Ken has played many diverse styles including southern rock, reggae, country and rhythm and blues. Ken also plays Bass for Goodwin Memorial Baptist Church and is currently working on several projects. Some of Ken’s musical influences are Jaco Pastorius, Verdine White, Larry Graham, and Bootsy Collins. -LEO-
CRAIG SMITH The Percussionist for L.O.M. Band. Craig began playing the drums at an early age. After serving in the US Marine Corps, Craig started concentrating on the bongos and congas where he began perfected his sounds in Haverford, Pennsylvania. Now here performing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, as a lover of all types of music, Craig has played with various bands like, New Experience, Don Johnson Project, and AFactor, just to name a few. -SAGITTARIUS-
DUANE Mc KENNEY The Lead Guitar Player for L.O.M.
Band. Duane was
born in Harrisburg, Pa and currently lives in New Cumberland, Pa. He started
playing guitar at an early age of 7 when his mother bought him a guitar. As
a young musician he learned to play by ear but he also had many teachers
assisting him along the way. At his mother's restaurant, Duane had the
pleasure of sitting in with the hired guest bands to perform and play his guitar. He loves all kinds of
music including R & B, Rock, Funk, Old School, and Jazz. Duane
enjoys playing at open mic nights across the region with different
bands but he is now performing with L.O.M. -LEO-
KIERAN "SPECIAL K" BENTON The Drummer for L.O.M. Band. “Special K” or “K”, as he is known by, grew up in Harrisburg, PA where he graduated from Bishop McDevitt and later attended Lock Haven University. He is a fun and athletic person. Kieran also plays the drums for Goodwin Memorial Baptist Church. His love of music not only has him holding down the beat but has challenged him to branch out to provide the sounds of Lead Vocalist on selected songs performed by L.O.M.
YOLANDA QUINNETTE ANDERSON The Lead Vocalist for L.O.M. Band. Yolanda was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ. She was encouraged by her Mother at an early age to sing during family functions and as a young member of Mount Olive Baptist Church in Jersey City, NJ. With her determination to sing, she began to compete by winning numerous talent shows and karaoke events which enabled her to develop her own style and flavor in singing a song. Yolanda has sung with several Harrisburg artists throughout her singing career before accepting the Lead Vocalist position with L.O.M. Band. Also her thirst for success has placed her as the Assistant to the Band Mgr. -LEO-
JAMAL SAWAB The Lead Male Vocalist for L.O.M. Band.Actor
and singer Jamal Sawab has entertained audiences for over 20 years.
Born and raised in NYC,
his career began at Carnegie Hall singing with the American Boychoir. He
planted roots in the
Tri-State area regional theater performing lead
roles in musicals such as 'Pippin', 'Ain't Misbehavin' and 'the Wiz'.
is best known for his work in the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical
which he also performed in the 30th Anniversary European
Revival and the 2008 documentary 'Hair: Let the Sunshine In'. Now Sawab
has the privilege of blending his unique style of jazz, blues and soul music to the
talent of the L.O.M. Band. - VIRGO-
TANYA JOHNSON The Backup Vocalist for L.O.M. Band. Ta’nya was born in Harrisburg, PA. She began her singing
career with dreams of becoming an Opera Singer.
As a child she sang in her church choir and in local talent shows.
During her college years she moved to Washington, DC in pursuit of her dreams
by singing with local groups and bands while performing in the Jazz circuit. Upon returning to Harrisburg, with a break
from the music industry, the desire was still there. With the support of her family, and being
inspired by her Aunt, gospel singer, Yvonne Gating and Lead Vocalist (L.O.M.)
Yolanda Anderson, Ta’nya continues her love for music.-SCORPIO-
PATRICIA SMITH The Public Relations and Band Manager for L.O.M. Pat graduated from Cheyney University in 1980 with a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Technology. She continued her education and received a Masters Degree from University of Phoenix in 2003 in Technology Management while working as a Manager for 35 yrs supporting our American Troops. Pat’s musical background was inspired by her parents who supported her Flute lessons where she played in the marching bands and orchestras. Pat’s goal is to see her husband (Craig Smith) and the other L.O.M. Band Members reach their musical dreams. -ARIES-
*** Special Guest who have performed with L.O.M. ***
CHARLES C. BUSH (Special Guest and Personal Friend) Guitar Player for L.O.M. Band. Charlie currently recording with his band "Andromeda" was born in North Carolina. Charlie, aka "Chocolate", can contest to 30 years of musical experience with “Rock, Funk, Heavy Metal, Jazz, and R&B. As a lover of music it doesn’t matter; he’s qualified to perform it all. -SCORPIO-
GEORGE DONNER (Special Guest and Personal Friend) Vocalist and Keyboard Player for L.O.M. Band. George is from Queens, New York. George has over 40 years of experience as a singer, songwriter and musician. He plays multiple instruments including keyboards, and drums. George is a committed entertainer; he collaborates with many talents from R&B, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Rock and Country. George also shares his skills to the production and recording of many local efforts. Loves to entertain and enjoys people having a great time!
Carlos Washington (Special Guest and Personal Friend) is a Trumpet Player for L.O.M. Band.
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