Vocals, Guitars, Sampling
Lawrence Collins is an american-egyptian singer songwriter, born in France and brought up in France, England, India, and the United States. His music reflects a life spent travelling and experimenting with different cultures, and he has produced 12 albums and played over 2000 shows during his 30 year career. His voice (somewhere between Peter Gabriel, Sting and Joe Cocker) and stage presence never fail to move audiences, regardless of creed, color, or age, and his improvisations during his shows guarantee a new musical adventure every time.
Marc “Mr. FLY” Périmony
Vocals, Flute, Percussion, Guitar
Marc “Mr. FLY” Périmony
MARC “MR FLY” PERIMONY hails from the Drome region in the center of France. After moving to Paris for his studies, he plays in various jazz and rock bands before plunging head first into a career as sound engineer for french television (TF1, MCM, Canal+…).
Fly’s flute, percussion, and vocal harmonies have become an integral and essential part of the Lawrence Collins Band’s unique sound.
NICOLAS BAUDINO is a saxophone, flute and keyboard player born in Draguignan in Southern France. He began playing music at the age of 11, starting with the clarinette and the flute. He studied for 5 years learning music theory, classical and jazz. At the age of 17, he started to play live shows, integrating Bossa Nova into his varied repertoire. During his long career, he has played with the likes of Clémentine Salarier, Lio, Kéziah Jones and Eric Serra.
He met Lawrence Collins on tour in 1998 and has been an integral part of the LCB since 2000.
MAÏDER grew up in the Basque region of southwestern France, influenced since childhood by her parent’s love of 70’s music such as The Rolling stones, Led Zeppelin and the Who. In a perpetual search of freedom, Maïder plunged head first into the surf and street culture of her native Pays Basque. She started her career as a DJ in 2005 with a residency at the VHP bar, mixing electro and rock to hysterical crowds.
She began integrating trip-hop and jungle sounds when she joined the LCB in 2008.
JONATHAN DICKINSON is an international business man and guitar player from England. The man with the golden touch, he's been playing with Lawrence since their first jam session at a barbecue in Los Angeles back in 1991. They have played shows together all over the world, from Los Angeles to Shanghai.