David Lasley

David Lasley Passes Away 2

David Lasley, who performed as a background singer for JT and many other music luminaries over a long career, died December 9 according to his friend and fellow JT band member Arnold McCuller. He was 74. Laura Stegman’s 1999 JTO feature on David Lasley David Lasley Obituary – The Guardian

David Lasley

New David Lasley CD

Long-time JT background vocalist David Lasley’s new CD, “Demos Vol. 2 – Take A Look,” has been released on the Cool Sound label. The album features early recordings of songs from his critically acclaimed “Missin’ Twenty Grand” and “Raindance” albums as well as unreleased works, including an early duet with Luther Vandross. Get more information and hear a song from the CD at DavidLasley.com.

The Voices Behind JT

For those who’ve wondered about the singers performing with JT, here’s a round-up of the background vocalists currently on the summer tour and on many of his studio albums Arnold McCuller – Arnold sings with Lyle Lovett and Phil Collins in addition to JT and has several solo albums available for sale on his site. David Lasley – David has made a career of songwriting and performing with JT and others. His solo albums are available on his site. Kate Markowitz – Kate sings with Shawn Colvin and k.d. lang in addition to JT and has a debut solo album due in July. Valerie Carter – Valerie’s latest solo CD was released in February and is available through her site.