Lon E Plynton
Lon E Plynton is an Educator, Recording
Artist, Multi - Instrumentalist, Composer, Producer and Performer. A
natural passion for teaching and a wealth of experience includes special
programs with children and young adults in the Providence, Pawtucket,
and East Greenwich School Departments as well as at Brown University,
Bridgewater State College, Community Prep School, the Fox Point Daycare,
and Providence CityArts.
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.
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.
Lon has designed a series of K-12 educational workshops and residencies that are immersed in music. Single workshops are interactive experiences introducing Reggae and Caribbean music to participants. Longer term projects center around producing a performance or arts collaboration of the participant's own work. All programs conform to current curriculum standards and can be customized to your institution's individual needs.