Lon E Plynton
Lon E Plynton Multi-instrumentalist, Composer,
Recording Artist, Producer, Promoter and Educator.
With contacts in the international music community, Lon has been instrumental in bringing world renowned acts to New England. He has promoted reggae music and jazz throughout the area in various nightclubs and festivals. Including The New England Reggae Festival, The Jahlove Festival, The Block Island Reggae Festival, The Rocket, the Churchouse Inn, Reggae Church, Jazzmasters and many others.
With a wealth of experience and a natural passion for teaching, Lon E is a dynamic educator.Past programs include a "Performance Team" at Shea High School, teaching at The Music School, School One, special programs in the Providence, Pawtucket, East Greenwich, School depts, as well as programs at Community Prep, Fox Point Daycare, CityArts amongst many others. Lon E is currently the music instructor a School One in Providence.
He has also serves as Musical Director at Rites and Reason Theater for various productions including: Keli Garrett's "Funkland" and "Uppa Creek", "Heart to Heart, Ain't your Life Worth Saving?" by Elmo Terry-Morgan, and "Popa C.W. Brown & The Black Moravians" by Larry Leon Hamlin. As well as Producing and Directing "B on B" by Garrett performed at Providence Black Rep. with a grant from The Rhode Island Council State on The Arts. Recently he worked as music director, composer and musician for "June's Blood" by Jenna Spencer that ran during 2012's "Writing Is Live" festival.
Known also as a writer and a columnist he has published various articles and wrote a weekly column for the "Nicepaper" for three years. And has won the Wilkinson Medal for creative writing.
Ever responding to the changes in the artistic landscape, Lon E has developed expertise in web design and applications to make his art, services and merchandise available to the public through the world wide web.
Experience the rhythm of roots, the dynamism of talent with the experience in music and education.