Althea Battle featuring Platinum Status
Platinum Status is a variety cover band with dynamic vocals, horns and soul. Lead singer and band leader Althea Battle delivers powerful vocal performances and surrounds herself with the best professional talent from the Oakland and Berkeley area. The band performs at elite, premier events locally and internationally. They choose all the right songs for any audience in every situation. One thing you can be sure of: everyone dances.
Platinum Status is the creation of veteran singer/song writer Althea Battle and Michael Mc Daniels. The band is fronted by the incredible Power House of Soul, Miss Althea “Satin Doll” Battle and her right hand man “Mr. Otis “O So Smooth” Cooper” Platinum Status was formed three years ago with veteran players including Michael Mc Daniels (Drummer) Tim Landis (1st Guitarist, currently with Cecil Williams), Joel Kelly (2nd Guitarist), Mack Taylor (Saxophonist, formerly with The Coasters), Keni “Jam” Williams (Bassist, formerly of Masterpiece & 5.0), John Gibson (Trumpet), Andre Webb (Trombone) and Adam Ivey (Keyboardist).