Vocalist, Musician, Songwriter and Teacher
In 1987, Detroit native Jami Lula moved to Los Angeles and attended Musicians Institute (MI) in Southern California. By the spring of 1989, Jami joined the staff of MI where he continues teaching voice, songwriting, stage movement, creativity workshops and performance. His soulful eclectic groove musical quartet LULA obtained much recognition, leading him to his current solo career. Also his contribution as a featured soloist with the choir group TAG through the Agape International Center of Truth serves as an extension of Jami’s commitment to inspiration through music.
Jami Lula was the leader of the band LULA for 10 years, releasing two records, Waiting and Live Groove, on Circle Up Records. Praise around
the band's success was highlighted by the L.A. Music Awards nominating Jami as Best Vocalist of the year in 1996-97; he accepted the award in 1997. In the area of live performance, rave reviews have come from the L.A. Times, The Album Network and the Whole Life Times. As a soloist or with his band, Jami has been musically supporting a number of charitable organizations including the Special Olympics, AA, Project Angel Food, and Hope for Abused Women Foundation. LULA's music has been featured in the film Student Body and on TV’s The Jeff Foxworthy Show, and showcased at EATM and on a number of AOR and Adult Alternative radio stations.
The United Centers for Spiritual Living honored Jami for his work with children and teens at their Annual Community Gathering in February, 2009, presenting him with their prestigious Youth Champion Award! Moving forward, Jami Lula continues to dedicate his voice through soulful singing and uplifting themes. As a vocalist, musician and teacher Jami Lula is striving to perform music that is uplifting, healing, heart opening and inspiring and that spreads a powerful message of love and positive intention.