By the age of 15, having never taken music lessons, Lannie began playing gigs at hotels, civic centers, and government events. At 19, he was accepted into Berklee College of Music in Boston, and by 23, he had graduated with a degree in Arrangement and Composition with a minor in Film Scoring.
Lannie is known for an eclectic style that blends Latin rhythms with other music genres. His original compositions highlight his multi-instrumentalist skills and unique sounds. In the beginning of his career, he was first known as a performing Pop/Jazz artist and later on, became recognized among his peers as a talented producer.
From 1998 - 2001, Lannie toured worldwide with iconic Latin Pop Artist, 2x GRAMMY winner, 2x Latin GRAMMY winner, and 3x Platinum Recording artist Olga Tañon. While he was touring, he won a GRAMMY for Best Tropical Album in 2000 and scored a Latin GRAMMY Nomination in 2001 for his participation on the CD Album “Viva Olga, Olga Viva,” which was recorded LIVE at the House of Blues in Orlando, FL.
In 1998, he opened his current place of business Hands In Motion Music, a three-tier company that includes an independent music label, a Music School, and a full-service marketing agency.