Rhode Island
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
Lon E Plynton

Lon E. Plynton is a Multi-instrumentalist, Composer, Recording Artist, Producer, Promoter, Entertainer, Business Owner and Educator.

Lon E Plynton is a Multi-instrumentalist, Composer, Recording Artist, Producer, Promoter, Entertainer, Entrepreneur and Educator. The force behind ventures such as Lion Eye productions and The New England Reggae Festival, he is a beloved music teacher at School One, Sophia Academy and the OCYL. A member of RISCA's teaching artists education roster, he originally became known internationally for his work as bandleader and recording artist of the Mystic Jammers. Mr. Plynton received an Alumnx Legacy Award for his work as Music Director at Brown University's Rites and Reason Theater and is a professional musician that performs with RPM Voices of RI and many ensembles throughout the New England area.

More about Lon at: lonplynton.com and lioneyemusic.com

Additional Links: 
A Clip from Afiba and Her Daughter's by Nicosia Shakes, Directed by John Emigh.
From the Lucia CD by Equal Rites Band. Lon E Plynton - guitar, Michael Necritz- drums, Peter Breen - Bass, Abdoul Doumbia - djembe, Nano Valerio - conga, Willie Myette - Keyboards.

I Have Worked With

  • August 2016

    Music duo, we play many events.

     

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Lon
Job Title/Position: 
Musician/Composer
Physical Address: 
278 Lafayette St
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Last Name: 
Plynton
Phone: 
401-331-7910

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Music - General
Additional Disciplines: 
Multi-Disciplinary
Music - General
Music - Band
Music - Children's
Music - Composition
Music - Jazz
Music - Pop / Rock
Music - R&B / Soul
Music - Rap / Hip-Hop
Music - Traditional
Theater - Musical
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
Families
General Public
Immigrant Populations
Incarcerated (or Formerly Incarcerated) Individuals
LGBTQ Populations
Native American Tribes
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Veteran/Active Duty Military Personnel
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts in Healthcare
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Audio or Video Recording
Performance / Concert / Reading
Residency - In School
Residency - Production / Development
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
60
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
Multi-State Region

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
RIMEA - Rhode Island Musical Education Association
NAfME - National Association for Music Education
Education: 
Associate Artist with Hugh F. MacColl studio in Brown University Music Dept, 1981.
Awards: 
The Department of Africana Studies/Rites and Reason Theater: The Alumnx Legacy Award. For Outstanding contributions to Institution building in the area of music composition and production.
5 Star rating from Gigmasters.com
I am on the following State Arts Agency Roster(s): 
Rhode Island Education Roster

I am a Touring Artist

I am NEST eligible
Technical Requirements: 
20 amp electricity, a non porous, level playing surface. Cover if the event is outdoors. In some cases you may be required to provide PA and/or backline.
Fee Range Minimum: 
$500
Fee Range Maximum: 
$3,500
State of Residence: 
Rhode Island
Minimum Number of Performers: 
2
Maximum Number of Performers: 
7

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Afterschool Program
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
Corporate Business
Healthcare Facility
Private Studio
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - Communications
Arts Integration - English Language / Literacy
Arts Integration - History and Social Science
Music
Theater
Ages Served: 
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Adults
Seniors
Fee Range Minimum: 
$250
Fee Range Maximum: 
$2,500