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Exposé Biography

Exposé: Pioneers of Freestyle Pop

Exposé, the American freestyle vocal group hailing from Miami, Florida, emerged as a trailblazing force in the music industry. Comprising the exceptional talents of lead vocalists Jeanette Jurado, Ann Curless, and Gioia Bruno, Exposé's journey through the world of music between 1984 and 1993 is a testament to their immense success and impact. Their pioneering spirit led them to achieve four top-10 entries on the Billboard Hot 100, a feat previously unmatched by any group since their debut album. The chart-topping 1988 single "Seasons Change" remains an enduring classic.

Formation and the Original Lineup (1983–1986)

Exposé's story began in 1984 when Lewis Martineé, a Miami-based disc jockey and producer, set out to create a dance-centric group. Working alongside Ismael Garcia and Frank Diaz at Pantera Productions, Martineé recruited Sandra Casañas (Sandeé), Alejandra Lorenzo (Alé), and Laurie Miller to form the original lineup. They initially performed under the name X-Posed, later adopting the moniker Exposé.

In 1985, Exposé introduced their debut single, "Point of No Return," to the world. This infectious track not only marked their entry into the music scene but also ignited the freestyle music genre. Characterized by captivating keyboard riffs, sing-along choruses, and electro funk drum-machine patterns, "Point of No Return" soared to the number one spot on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. Its success played a pivotal role in shaping the freestyle genre, and major record labels soon took notice.

Personnel Changes and Transition (1986)

As Exposé ventured into recording their first studio album, "Exposure," their journey took an unexpected turn with a change in personnel. Accounts of this transition vary, with some sources claiming that two of the original members departed willingly, while others assert that all three were let go by Arista Records due to perceived limitations.

Despite the upheaval, Jeanette Jurado and Gioia Bruno stepped in as replacements for Alejandra Lorenzo and Laurie Miller, respectively, while Ann Curless assumed Miller's role. Such changes might have spelled the end for many groups, but Exposé's ability to adapt and persevere defined their character.

The "Exposure" Era (1986–1988)

In March 1987, Exposé unveiled their debut album, "Exposure," to the world. This album marked their transition into the mainstream, with a significant presence on the Billboard charts. Notable tracks such as "Come Go with Me," a captivating pop/dance hit that reached #5 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, and a re-recorded version of "Point of No Return," now featuring Jeanette Jurado as the lead vocalist, which also reached #5 on the same chart, solidified their place in music history.

"Let Me Be the One," a mid-tempo R&B gem with Gioia Bruno as the lead vocalist, climbed to #7 on the US Hot 100. However, Exposé's crowning achievement during this period was the release of the poignant ballad, "Seasons Change," which soared to #1 on the US charts in February 1988.

Amid their chart-topping success, Exposé garnered accolades such as a Soul Train Award nomination for Best New Artist and made appearances on iconic television shows like American Bandstand, Solid Gold, Showtime at the Apollo, and The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers. They were also chosen as the opening act for Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam during their national tour.

Challenges Amidst Success

While Exposé was riding high on their wave of success, they encountered challenges behind the scenes. Reports emerged of legal disputes and backstage conflicts. It was revealed that the members were receiving a mere $200 per show, leading to a lawsuit. The record label had to intervene to mediate tensions between the members and their producers, ultimately resulting in a renegotiated contract. Throughout these trials, Exposé displayed their determination to overcome obstacles in their pursuit of musical excellence.

"What You Don't Know" (1989–1990)

Following their immensely successful debut, Exposé released their second album, "What You Don't Know," in 1989. Although it did not match the commercial success of their first album, it was certified gold in the US, reflecting strong sales of over 500,000 copies. The album featured tracks like "What You Don't Know" and "When I Looked at Him," both of which added to their string of Top 10 hits on the US Hot 100.

One of the defining moments of this era was "Tell Me Why," a single that addressed the pressing issue of street gangs and youth. Its socially conscious lyrics garnered praise and showcased Exposé's commitment to using their platform for meaningful messages.

Challenges and Triumphs (1991–1996)

In the early 1990s, Exposé faced a new set of challenges when Gioia Bruno encountered vocal problems attributed to a benign tumor on her vocal cords. To keep the group's momentum going, Kelly Moneymaker stepped in as her temporary replacement in 1992. Simultaneously, Exposé released their third album, "Exposé," in 1992. The album aimed to demonstrate musical growth, featuring contributions from Clive Davis.

While the third album did not achieve the same commercial success as their previous two, it was still certified gold. Notable tracks like "I Wish the Phone Would Ring" and "I'll Never Get Over You Getting Over Me" made a mark on the charts, with the latter even reaching #1 on the adult contemporary chart.

Subsequent releases, including "As Long as I Can Dream" and "In Walked Love," featured Ann Curless as the lead vocalist. In 1995, Exposé released a club-marketed single, "I Specialize in Love," featuring Ann Curless and Jeanette Jurado, contributing to its success. This period also saw Exposé making appearances on popular television shows like Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The Les Brown Show.

Label Inactivity and Solo Projects

Towards the end of 1995, Arista Records dropped Exposé, leading the members to explore individual projects. Jeanette Jurado ventured into stage plays and collaborated with contemporary jazz guitarist Nils. Kelly Moneymaker, during her time away from Exposé, married soap opera actor Peter Reckell and embarked on a solo music career. She also produced the "Love Songs" LP for NBC's Days of Our Lives and had original songs featured in various film, TV, and game productions.

Ann Curless pursued songwriting and contributed vocals to several club-dance projects. Additionally, she provided academic instruction on music and the music business, sharing her expertise with aspiring musicians. Laurie Miller embarked on a solo career with a focus on jazz and established her entertainment company, Xica Productions.

Reformation and Ongoing Success

After a significant hiatus, Exposé briefly reunited for a concert in 2003, featuring the lineup of Curless, Jurado, and Moneymaker, along with members of Safe Sax.

 

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For more information on booking Exposé, please contact Booking Entertainment. One of our top booking agents will be happy to work on your behalf to get you the best possible price to book any big name entertainer for your upcoming public, private or corporate event worldwide.

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Contact us directly for exclusive bookings. We offer discreet, full-service planning for Exposé performances at your private events.

 

Absolutely. Exposé provides unforgettable experiences for various events. Reach out through our form for guidance and detailed booking information.

 

Yes, Exposé is available for virtual engagements. Submit an inquiry to arrange a memorable virtual performance.

 

Booking Exposé for international events or VIP experiences involves meticulous planning. Contact us, and we'll ensure a seamless event with Exposé.

 

For direct bookings or special requests, use our online form or call our agency, and we will connect you with Exposé's representative.

 

Begin by filling out our Entertainment Request Form, specifying your interest in Exposé for your corporate event. We'll handle the Exposé concert for corporate retreat or year-end celebration, ensuring that the performance aligns with your company's brand and event goals.

 

To secure Exposé for an exclusive event, please contact us directly. We offer discreet services to ensure Exposé exclusive event appearances meet your high standards of privacy and exclusivity.

 

Absolutely, Exposé can provide an unforgettable experience for your wedding or private event. For Exposé wedding performance inquiries or to plan a Exposé surprise performance, reach out through our request form, and we'll guide you through the booking process.

 

Exposé is available for performances at charity events and product launches. To inquire about Exposé charity event performance or Exposé engagement for product launch, fill out our request form for a detailed quote.

 

Booking Exposé for international events involves comprehensive planning. Our team specializes in Exposé booking for international events, handling all logistical aspects from flights to accommodation and on-site production.

 

For a turn-key event, including Exposé headline act for a conference or any other occasion, our full-service package covers all aspects of the event, providing a stress-free experience for you.

 

To book Exposé for a corporate event or a college concert, fill out our Entertainment Request Form. We'll provide you with the cost to book Exposé, including all fees associated with their performance.

 

The cost to hire Exposé for private events varies. Contact us with details of your event and we'll give you a detailed quote for Exposé's performance.

 

For a VIP experience with Exposé, get in touch with us through our form or call our agency directly. We'll facilitate an unforgettable encounter with the band.

 

Yes, Exposé is available for virtual events, livestreams, or pre-recorded shows. Inquire today to book Exposé for your virtual corporate event or holiday gathering.

 

To contact Exposé’s agent or manager for a fundraiser or gala performance, please use our online form. We will act as your direct connection to Exposé's agent.

 

 

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