Featuring Performance Guest, Multi-Talented Vocalist, Pianist, and Leader of Europe’s Premier Vocal Ensemble, the London Community Gospel Choir, Bazil Meade MBE; and Interview Guest, Veteran Business Leader, and Purpose-Driven CEO Behind Regenerative Medicine Institute, Greg Shindler, on The LIFE CHANGES Show
Interview Guest: GREG SHINDLER; and Performance Guest: BAZIL MEADE MBE
BAZIL MEADE MBE
Born in the Montserrat, Bazil Meade is the charismatic and multi-talented vocalist, pianist and leader of Europe’s premier vocal ensemble, the London Community Gospel Choir. Moving to England at aged nine family circumstances caused him to leave home in his teens. His ambition was to bring the two fundamental aspects of his life together, his faith and music, to inspire and entertain audiences. Having built up a legion of dedicated fans the choir perform regularly to audiences all over the world.
Many of the greatest musical artists have called upon the services of Bazil and the choir including Madonna, Sting, Sir Paul McCartney, Brian May, Tina Turner, Diana Ross, Luther Vandross and Kylie Minogue. Bazil can turn his hand to any type of genre and his and the choir’s versatility have made them the first point of call for soulful vocals for high profile concerts and recordings.
As well as with the choir, Bazil runs his own vocal workshops around the world and also the Bazil Meade Experience – Bazil on keys with 3 backing vocals and the band, an imitate performance.
His book A Boy, A Journey, A Dream tells the story of his life with the choir. The foreword written by Sir George Martin.
Awarded the MBE in 2018 for Services to Gospel Music. If you talk about British Gospel Music you are talking about Bazil!
The London Community Gospel Choir
From humble beginnings, in 1982 London Community Gospel Choir (LCGC) came together to spread an important message of peace and unity in diversity through music and faith. Pioneering the sound of British Gospel Music, they soon rose to fame, and went on to become Europe’s leading Gospel brand and one of the most in demand choirs across continents of the globe.
39 years on LCGC’s unique, warm, rich, vibrant sound and charismatic, unforgettable performances continue to break boundaries and inspire people internationally, touching the hearts of audiences from all walks of life.
LCGC performs at many of the UK’s most prestigious events, such as the International FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, Glastonbury, Live 8 and World Aids Festival as well as regular shows at Royal Albert Hall. Dubbed by the British media as ‘the nation’s favourite choir’, LCGC are the first point of call to support high end entertainment events and global humanitarian causes such as Red Nose Day, Remembrance Day, Cancer Research, Live 8, Amnesty International and World Aids Day.
In celebration of their 30th Anniversary, LCGC hosted a historic concert in London, bringing together 30 choirs from across the world to perform together as one, breaking a Guinness World Record for the World’s largest Mass Gospel Choir.
Driven by the altruistic vision of peace, love and unity: “Out of many one voice” and the infectious passion and charisma of it’s founding leader, Bazil Meade MBE, LCGC is made up of an eclectic mix of united nations and ages from diverse backgrounds. This untouchable unique blend of voices, personalities and artistry is what makes this choir a truly special, groundbreaking force in international Gospel music today.
Testimony to this successful recipe and reputation, LCGC has collaborated, performed and recorded with artists such as – Tom Jones, Elton John, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Annie Lenox, Rod Stuart, Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, Jessie J, Adele, Gorillas, Blur, Nick Jonas, One Republic, Gregory Porter, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey and the list goes on.
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