For over 16 years, Joyful Sounds Instrumental Christian Jazz Ensemble has been providing excellent live music entertainment services for theatrical plays, banquets, weddings, receptions, church galas & fashion shows, family reunions, birthday parties, anniversaries, and conferences, both locally and regionally. We take all of our events very seriously and understand the importance of having a fantastic function that creates lasting impressions for all attendees. Joyful Sounds Christian Jazz Ensemble consist of a five- to six-piece band (pianist, drummer, bass guitarists, saxophonist, trombonist, and if requested a vocalist) that performs a variety of styles, including gospel jazz, smooth jazz, wedding repertoire, traditional jazz, Christmas carols, movie soundtracks and inspirational tunes. For booking, contact band leader Carolyn D. Shield @ 225-262-9521.
Louisiana Gospel Psalmists (LGP) is a female ensemble united in their love for worship, and their passion for gospel music with its message of hope and grace. The mission of Louisiana Gospel Psalmists is to, through a delicious gumbo of black contemporary gospel, high praise, and spiritual music traditions spread joy and inspire faith among people of all races and cultures. The group’s performances embrace a variety of christian musical styles including traditional & contemporary gospel, negro spirituals, classic hymns, and gospel jazz. LGP is under the leadership of Carolyn D. Shield. For booking, call (225) 262-9521.