Michael Lott leaves Diplomats

The Diplomats announced yesterday that Michael Lott, who has been their pianist for seven years, is leaving the group. The group commented: “We love and appreciate Michael’s time and dedication to this ministry! We pray for Michael and his wife, Ashley, as they prepare for the next chapter of their lives.” On Facebook, Michael added:

On a bitter sweet note, I would like to personally announce that I am no longer with the Diplomats Quartet. I have been their piano player for seven years, but that’s not even a drop in the bucket compared to the near lifetime that I’ve known them. I love them dearly and I always will. It’s hard to leave family, but sometimes God has another direction for our lives. I ask that you keep my [wife] and I in your prayers as we go through this time of change together. Thanks and God Bless.

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  1. Michael is a great piano player and one of the funniest guys I’ve been around. He’ll always keep you in stitches. I hope he’ll surface again somewhere quick. He is a great talent.


  2. He may be funny, but he’s no Joe Lane! Lol. Glad to hear you and Jamey have surfaced with your group. Sounds good!

    • Speaking of surfacing, where have you been at Brad? Lol. I’ve not saw you since…….well I don’t remember the last time. Lol. I hope everything is going great for you. You deserve it. I hope you’re still pick’n too. You’re Awesome!!!


      • Not pickin much, but life is pretty good. You guys really do sound good. Would love to see you sometime in concert. Look me up on FB.

  3. I just saw Michael’s replacement with the Diplomats published on Singing News. He is relatively unknown, but watch out. Jeremy Elliott is a HUGE talent. I’ve had the privilege of singing in the same group with him as the piano player, and his skill amazes me. I’ll go hear The Diplomats when I can.