Soul, Motown & R&B Singer(1 Review)
Country: United States
Based In: Dallas, Texas
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Lola Batiste has over 20 years of performance experience singing songs from the Great American Songbook, R&B, Pop and the classic songs of Motown.
When you hire Lola Batiste you will get vibes of:
Patti Austin's "Sophistication"
Nancy Wilson's "Fancy"
Billie Holiday's "Emotional Power"
Diana Ross's "The Boss"
Lola is a vocalist that performs several genre's of music with funky vocals as well as her soft and sweet vocals. She is funk, R&B, Motown and jazz all rolled into one. She has performed the songs of Karyn White, Natalie Cole, Chaka Kahn, Monica, Toni Braxton, Diana Ross, Donna ... Summer, Sada, Aretha Franklin, Patti Labelle, Etta James, Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, the Temptations, the Four Tops and many more of the greats.
Beautiful tones and emotional power!
Listening to Lola Batiste sing ballads is like hearing the private reflections of a melancholy angel. Her sweet sultry voice is comforting and unsettling -- taking you on a journey through passion and love."
As a jazz vocalist Lola performs songs from the Great American Songbook and "smooth jazz with sass yet classy vibes."
As a R&B singer Lola delivers with a soulful funky tone.
Lola has a very emotional tone that is perfect for the romantic love song.
Some of Lola Batiste's clients book her services as much as 3 months in advance so book early to insure that she will be available for your special event and be assured that Lola will deliver with style and sophistication.
Reviews (1 Review)
Lola Batiste -Recording Artist.
Second place winner in the "Denise Lee Onstage So You Think You Can Cabaret" competition with her rendition of Billie Holiday's "Fine and Mellow".
In a musical collaboration with songwriter Nico Rizzuto of Cologne, Germany Lola provided the vocals for the creation of “Because You Know Me” a jazzy tune that had some airplay in Germany.
Lola has also had the honor of being a member of the prestigious Women's Chorus of Dallas where she sang first soprano under the artistic direction of Melinda Imthurn.
Some of Lola's previous clients have been Fort Worth's Embassy Hotel's
restaurant, she was accompanied by pianist Al Mcgilvery.
As a member of the Dallas's Women's Choir, the group was commissioned to perform for the Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
Rising Star Baptist Church in Fort Worth, TX hired Lola Batiste to perform at one of their fundraisers that had a 1920's theme.
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Along with two other actresses Lola portrayed lead singer of the Supremes in the Marsha
Moses musical production of “From Dixie to Broadway” a musical documenting the history of African American music. “I have always admired Diana Ross and when I was cast to perform her songs I was so thrilled!”
In“ Reveal (a dream tale with music)” a play directed by the accomplished actor-director and writer Akin Babatunde that had its debut at the Kalita Humphrey Theater in Dallas, Lola portrayed one of three singing dolls that came to life.
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