Durant. Young, talented, great singers… and nearly half have share the last name Lancaster. Need to know anything else?
Started by Keith Lancaster’s daughter, Melissa Lancaster, Durant exploded onto the a cappella scene in 2006 with their debut album Ride, making their presence immediately known within the a cappella community, and not just on the gospel end of things. With a passion for making music and praising the Lord, this ensemble of young men and women have an energetic presence on the stage, powerful vocals and a style that is all their own.
Owing to their musical versatility and desire to share their love of a cappella with all who will listen, Durant’s motto is “Yeah, we do that.” Embracing a wide variety of musical genres and styles so as to appeal to a vast and diverse audience, Durant’s mission is to spread the gospel of Jesus through their unique blend of their rich a cappella tradition with the influence of contemporary styles.
Take a listen to some of the albums Durant has produced over the years and you’ll quickly understand why they have been nominated for – and won – multiple awards for Albums of The Year and Group of The Year from Contemporary Acappella Society of America, MCA and CARA Awards.