• West Coast Music

    As the name indicates West Coast Music has its origin on the American West Coast. The music emphasizes melody, harmonies and arrangements, and the vocal and instrumental performances are always with great skill and of high quality. The music is often performed by pop/rock artists from the American West Coast, but is in no way limited to any geografical area.

fury

West coast from the east coast…

Fury were a duo from New York featuring the brothers Robbie La Blanc (Lead Vocals and Guitar) and Brian La Blanc (Vocals and Bass). They released one album at the New York Music Company label, and it were produced by Felix Cavaliere (ex Rascals).

In 2005 the brothers released a new project under the name Blanc Faces.

Blanc Faces, headed by the brothers duo, Robbie and Brian La Blanc, are a new and dynamic melodic rock group based in the U.S., (New York and Connecticut area).

Their harmonies are unsurpassed and focal to their sound and style. Robbie is lead vocalist and plays rhythm guitar. Brian sings background and plays the bass. They write, produce and engineer their own music, with the help of a talented team of musicians and artists, including, on this project, Kyle Woodring (Dennis DeYoung/Styx; Survivor; John Mellencamp) on drums, with additional drum tracks by Tony Archer, Jeff Batter on keyboards, and Butch Taylor on lead guitar. The CD is mixed by Dennis Ward (PC 69).

Robbie and Brian started their career working with Rupert Holmes, a famous writer, composer, lyricist and arranger. Then went on to record an album in the early 80’s, produced by renowned lead singer and organist, Felix Cavaliere from the famous group “Young Rascals”. Their video aired on MTV.

They have also worked with, and received tremendous praise from legendary producer and arranger, Arif Mardin (Bee Gees; Aretha Franklin; Phil Collins; Hall & Oates; Norah Jones). Throughout their career, they have been involved with various projects including providing background vocals on music involving “Toto” lead singer Bobby Kimball and legendary singer Ronnie Spector. Robbie also performed live with Toto at a recent concert in 2003.

They have recorded original material at Michael Bolton studios and also played guitar and sang background vocals on some of his demo music. They have performed at many well-known venues in NYC and have been on Television, most notably, the original Star Search, back in the 80’s. Coincidentally, Joseph Williams, a one-time lead singer for Toto and also a Frontiers’ artist was on the very same show. Most recently they opened up for Grammy winners, The Blind Boys of Alabama.

If you are a fan of Journey, Foreigner and Survivor, you will love this recording!

Discography

Fury

Retrospect Records 2007

Tracks: Keep On Dreamin’, Look Out Now, In Her Arms, Hey Darlene, She Don’t Know, Say What You Will, Sorry To Say, Ready Or Not, Fast Girl & Take What You Want.

Musicians on the Fury album: Robbie La Blanc, Brian La Blanc, Jeff Bova, Steve Gaspar, Nick Moroch, Nick Mangini, Bashiri Johnson & Frank Simms.

Blanc Faces

Frontiers Records 2005

Tracks: Here´s To You, Edge Of The World, We´ll Make The Best Of It, Stranger To Love, Turn This World Around, It´s A Little Too Late, Staying Power, Where Do I Go From Here, Beneath This Heart, Pray For Me, Sorry For The Heartache & We Will Rise.

Musicians on the Fury album: Robbie La Blanc, Brian La Blanc, Kyle Woodring, Butch Taylor, Jeff Batter, Tony Archer & Alan Friedman.

Fury

The New York Music Company 1985

Tracks: Keep On Dreamin’, Look Out Now, In Her Arms, Hey Darlene, She Don’t Know, Say What You Will, Sorry To Say, Ready Or Not, Fast Girl & Take What You Want.

Musicians on the Fury album: Robbie La Blanc, Brian La Blanc, Jeff Bova, Steve Gaspar, Nick Moroch, Nick Mangini, Bashiri Johnson & Frank Simms.

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