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Looking for Lester

Looking For Lester

Looking for Lester is an American rock band that rose to fame with their debut album ‘Everyone Hates a Mime.’ Members: Rebellion [aka Andre Akinyele] (guitars, bass, keys, vocals), Jedi of Cool [aka Jon O'Bergh] (keys, harmonica, organ) and Kolumbia (drums).

Everyone Hates a Mime

by Looking for Lester

Released 2015
Orange River Records
Released 2015
Orange River Records
The love child of David Bowie, Prince, and Lenny Kravitz.
Looking for Lester's debut album ‘Everyone Hates A Mime,’ produced by Messiah Superstar, is the love child of David Bowie, Prince, and Lenny Kravitz. The album is alternative, pop-funk, and pure rock & roll. Looking for Lester confronts the issues of today from politics in the songs "Side Shows and Carnival Barkers" and "Capitol Hill" to the music industry in "Rock & Roll Take My Soul" and "Sellout." From the Washington, D.C. area, Looking for Lester …
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Multi-instrumentalist, producer, and composer André Akinyele has recorded under the names Marcel and Ajamu Akinyele, exploring multiple music genres. He is the bandleader and bassist of the jazz/funk fusion band Gemini Soul, the vocalist and guitarist for the rock band Looking for Lester, as well as the vocalist and keyboardist for the electronic synth-pop duo Lavender Lush. He is also the co-author of the book Elliptical: The Music of Meshell Ndegeocello.


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