Laranah Phipps Ray & La Funkalicious - Jazz Band - Newark, New Jersey

Laranah Phipps Ray & La Funkalicious


Jazz Band

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Also Performs As: Funk Band
Country: United States
Based In: Newark, New Jersey
Performs: Worldwide
From: $5000
Laranah Phipps-Ray embodies the spirit of jazz, funk, and Afrofuturism like few others on the planet. A singer, songwriter, influencer and producer, she has a prolific career in entertainment, fronting La Funkalicious, collaborating with A-list musicians & performing
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The Phipps Family Legacy
In the late 1930's the Phipps Family emerged on the USA jazz scene and began to position themselves as a New Jersey jazz entity.
Pianist Ernie Phipps and younger brother Gene Phipps Sr. led the big band "The Marlarks of Rhythm"  at the Savoy Ball Room along with "The Sultans of Swing" Poncho Diggs, and other big bands. Later Gene Phipps Sr. took over the big band, which included Georgie Auld and Laurel Gardens.
At age 17, Eugene Phipps, Sr. traveled with Billie Holiday, Joe Guy, Max Roach and Ike Quebec on an international tour.
During the 1950's Gene Ph ...


Laranah Phipps & Michael Ray Songbook
The Jazz Standards Songbook
Sun Ra Arkestra Songbook
Top 40s, Funk and R&B Classics


Laranah Phipps is a Cosmic/Jazz/ Funk/Neo/Afro-Future/Rock vocalist influenced by the sounds throughout the Universe.
Laranah Phipps is the lead vocalist for the critically acclaimed band "Cosmic Krewe" under the direction of Grammy Awards Winner, Michael Ray, renowned trumpeter for Patti Labelle, The Delfonic, The Stylistics, Kool and the Gang, Sun Ra Arkestra, Phish, Bare Naked Ladies, Big Ol' Nasty Getdown, Jazz is PHSH and many others A-Listers.
Noted as "One of the hottest jewels in the East Coast jazz crown" - Zan Stewart (Star Ledger), Laranah is heir apparent to the Phipps Fam ...

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Previous Clients

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino Chandler, AZ
Whitetail Club McCall, Idaho*
Indiana State Fairgrounds Indianapolis, IN
Stambaugh Auditorium Youngstown, OH
Grand Sierra Resort Reno, NV
San Jose Jazz FestivalSan Jose, CA
Peralada Festival Peralada, Spain
Rewind Festival Henley-on-Thames, UK
Club De Tennis, Hotel Puente Romana Marbella, Spain
Innsbrook After Hours Glen Allen, VA
Lynn Auditorium Lynn, MA
Pacific National Exhibition Amphitheatre Vancouver, Canada
LB Day Amphitheatre-Oregon State Fair Salem, OR
Fort Sill Army BaseLawton, OK
Seneca Niagara Falls Event Center Niagara ...

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