JT Carter, Barry Newman & Leona Carter

J.T. CARTER - Has been in show business since the beginning of Rock n Rolland formed the well known vocal group, "The Crests". They recorded such popular songs as "Sixteen Candles", "Step By Step", "Six Nights A Week", "The Angles Listened In" & "Trouble in Paradise". He was trained by the N.Y.C. Metropolitan Opera Co., has a four octive range, expansive personality, rich bass speaking voice and inspirational appraoch to show business. In addition to leading "The Crests", he has performed with "The Drifters" and "Five Satins" and was a featured performer in the cast of "Dirty Dancing Tour of Europe. 
BARRY NEWMAN -  Started his entertainment career singing "lead" with a very popular N.Y.C. accapella Rock n Roll band and was discovered by Fred Balin of Decca Records. He introduced barry to J.T. Carter and they joined forces in business ventures and performing together in major venues and casinos throuhout the United States, Europe & Scandinavia. The addition of Newman's unique talent and vocal quality added a whole new demension to the act.
Together with J.T. & Leona, the choreography and high energy bring a whole new meaning to the word "performance".
This high energy Trio was designed to allow more intimate venues to enjoy the same dynamics as the original Crests' stage show, but on a smaller, personal scale. "STARZ" will surely excite every audience, no matter what age, with their wide range of musical entertainment consisting of tributes to "The Four Tops", "Temptations", "The Drifters", "Barry White", "Al Green", Nat King Cole, Dion, "The Righteous Brothers"  as well as sparkling renditions of top standards, golden oldies, contemporary and soul.
LEONA CARTER -  Has been a member and manager of "The Crests" for the past 30 years and has a background in classical music and computer programming. She is the creator of the Trio's musical arrangements and through the years has worked with J.T. &  Barry Newman as musical director, keyboardist and vocalist for all recording artists mentioned above as well as the Trio.

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