Check out this discography: Don Ho and The Alii's
Born and raised in Hawaii, and former vocalist and bass player with Don Ho & The Alii's Show in Hawaii. Appeared in downtown main showroom Las Vegas Holiday Casino! Main showroom at Kono Hawaii in Santa Ana California! Personal manager to Barry Kim (Hilton Hawaiian Village) and entertainment director Surf Hotels (Maui Surf & Naniloa Surf) in Hawaii! Influenced at an early age with Jazz! Song writer and arranger.
Single and now living in the Southbay of Los Angeles California performing mostly at private parties and luau's.
AWARD WINNER! "Male Singer/Songwriter of the Year by the "16th Annual International Los Angeles Music Awards!"
Genre" World Music Song: Sunday Mornings Selected artist for The 20th Annual Fitger Brewhouse Triathlon Compilation CD! August 2006. Song: Sunday Mornings
Original Member of the Don Ho and Swinging Alii's show at "Duke Kahanamoku's. Winner of the Male Singer / Song writer of the Year at the 16th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards and Current recipient of a "Life Time Achievement Award" with the Alii's presented by the Hawaiian Academy of Recording Artist ("HARA").
INSTRUMENTATION Manny Lagod (Lead vocalist) Keyboard, Fender Bass, Drums and Guitarist.
SOLO act or accompanied by backing trio: The Kolohes (three part harmonies) and drummer.
DISCOGRAPHY: Manny's CD Titled "Something" is in the Top 10 radio playlist in Tucson Arizona, Williamsport PA, Hartford CT and Maine. Available on CDBaby.com! Recorded & toured as bass player & vocalist with Don Ho Show! Recorded with "The Aliis and was the solo voice on many recordings with the Aliis!
New CD titled "Something" released July 2006. Something” recorded by Manny LaGod chosen for Oasis Sampler is the #1 song (out of 36 artists – 2-disc set) on Oasis Jazz Volume VI #3 Sampler.
Honolulu, HI – The Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts (“HARA”) presents the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Awards (“LTA”) on May 5th, at the Ala Moana Hotel.