Top Shelf Classics, a subsidiary of J’LaChic Productions (founded by Johnny and LaDonna Trotman, 2003), focuses on keeping old school music’s spirit alive. The name ‘Top Shelf’ given to JohnnyT by a former classmate, quickly became the goal for which the group constantly strives to meet every time they hit the stage!
Truly a one-of-a-kind party band, Top Shelf delivers their own diversified and dynamic musical mélange of Motown ’60s, old school ’70s, Retro ’80s and ’90s, Smooth Jazz, Classic Soul, and R&B. Dazzling the music scene for years, they’ve an unparalleled passion and enthusiasm for entertaining!
Melodic, accappalla harmonies! Soul-stirring vocals! Sophisticated style, and Engaging Personalities!
Known for their mingling and interaction, Top Shelf brings the party right to the crowd. The room transforms into a choreographed production as The band grabs audiences, young and old, with a positive energy that captivates and entertains. Come on out to smile, laugh, sing along, and dance the night away with Top Shelf, the 2013 Black Music Association of America Best Live Performer!
The ultimate in entertainment Top Shelf members have opened, performed, or recorded with some of the industry’s greatest icons (Temptations, Smokey Robinson, the Chi-lites, and more), and have dazzled audiences nationally and internationally for decades. Come on out to smile, laugh, sing along, and dance the night away with Top Shelf, the 2013 Black Music Association of America’s “Best Live Performer”!
Performing Classic Soul, R&B, Motown, Funk, Doo-Wop, Top Shelf has opened, performed, or recorded with some of the industry’s greatest icons. They have dazzled audiences nationally and internationally for decades performing your favorite 70's, R&B, Funk, Motown, Doo-Wop; and even a little Country and Pop! Top Shelf is known for their melodic, Accappalla harmonies, soul-stirring vocals, sophisticated style, and engaging personalities. The ultimate in entertainment, they’ve opened or performed with such legends as the Temptations, Smokey Robinson, the Chi-lites, and more.
In summary, whether the event calls for a Black-Tie, chill-setting atmosphere *or* an interactive, smoking, up-tempo old school dance party, your special occasion will be a "one-of-a-kind" 'Top Shelf', Classic Experience!
"Using entertainment to spread joy and love through song and dance is a key to Universal Peace" … Johnny’T’.