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My Profession is Singing/Drumming & Entertaining now living in Montreal,Quebec born in Norfolk,Virginia. raised up in a small Community City Woonsocket,Rhode Island.
Since the early age of 6 i started singing songs to mother while keepin the beat with my mouth. Having Visions,Dreams and Places i wanted to go i knew hardwork was going to get me there.After bangin up my first little drumSET at age 14 Mother invested a top of the line Ludwig DrumSET for me.I cherish that Set for the next 10 years playin all kinds of music with many different musicians.
By 20 yrs.old i've moved to Providence,Rhode Island and became a showtime drummer playin behind Motown Recording Artist "Floyd Lawson & The Hearts Of Stone".
My last tour with Hearts Of Stone was in Sherbrooke,Canada.At 26 yrs.old i decide to make my move to Montreal,Canada were the music scene was happening.I had good fortune of meeting a talented preformer named Freddy James.I became his Drummer/BackUp-Vocalist touring in Japan/USA/Africa and Canada for the next 6 years.
I continued to play/Sing in NightClubs and in Gospel Choirs while working in Studios with great musicians.I also joined a local Corporate band called "La Gioventu" playin weddings/bar-Mitzvahs and other events for 5 years.
Musically i kept my chops up by playin and singing all the time in different bands in Montreal area.I got a Big Contract to sing in a musical production called "Generation Motown" which lasted 4 years.
By summer of 2006 i wrote/arranged and Produced my first cd titled "Snooky- Lets Talk About" co-produce by Dave Sturton.Into the following year i began a tour with my band "QuietRoar" from Morocco to Montreal for the next 3 yrs.
Through that period of time i did a few Music Videos with producer Maurice Elbas in Morocco and Madagascar.
Through all my hardwork i do and did as an Artist,I will never stop what is in my Heart n Soul that GOD Bless me with.
I am Drumming and Singing constantly with my band "Snooksta and The Bandits".My music ranges from Gospel/Jazz/Blues/R&B/Soul and anything else that Grooves my Heart & Soul for all the people of the World.
"Leslie Snooksta Alston"