Im a Singer/ Keyboardist with a great range and versatile voice.
I Perform "THE CLASSIC HIT SONGS OF THE 60's, 70's, 80's.
In the genres of GROOVY 60'S- MOTOWN-SOUL 70'S- POP- FUNK - R&B- SOFT ROCK 80'S Hits.
"MAKE NO MISTAKE". My performance will take you on a Wonderful Music Memory Tour. You WILL relive the "Good Ole Days", and HAVE FUN DOING IT.
I have over 15 years of experience in the music business. I bring a vast knowledge and fun. I have my own gear of excellent state of the art equipment to give it a "LIVE BAND SOUND".
Ishmael made my event incredible and unforgettable!! His voice is like no other and the music was outstanding! It sounded like a full band! Myself and my guests definitely had a blast. Thank you so much Ishmael for making it so amazing!!
Response from Ishmael:
Thank you Gissele, I had a wonderful time with your guest. Truly memorable.
Thank you for hiring me.
Long story short, I met Ishmael at a local restaurant where he was playing during winter of 2015-2016 and the other couple I was with and my wife all were like "WOW, this guy is really good!". During break, I asked if he did private events and he said of course. The deal was done at that point as I knew I had to have him for my special house party to celebrate our 30th Anniversary. Let me say he was the hit of the party (which was nicely catered) and he had everyone on the deck dancing by the end of the event. Here's a YouTube video of the event and you'll see Ishmael in it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJj3SyV6nRU
Response from Ishmael:
Thank you soon much for your review . One of the best Wedding if not the best Wedding Anniversaries I've had the pleasure performancing in. Thank you Greg.
Price Range: "$450-$1500"
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
Unions: SAG, AFTRA
What to Expect
You'll probably a hire a band 2-3 times in your life. But what you'll walk away with is the feeling and memory it left you with. You can can expect professionalism, experience, and great performance on voice, instrument, and sound. I love entertaining and love to share this joy with the crowd. You can expect punctuality, I provide the equipment and instrumentation for the performance.
Ishmael has been in the Entertainment Industry for over two decades. In the music industry he is most known for his co-written contribution in a Grammy Nominated ALBUM "THE RAIN". The song for which co- wrote on this album is called “love Will Find A Way”. He is also credited for his keyboard playing contribution on two classic Freestyle Hits “Latin Love” and “Red Hot” by the group Trilogy. Ishmael has also contributed keyboard production for various artist over the years.
Ishmael was born in NYC, and grew up in Chelsea Manhattan. He has a remarkable voice and a playing style that goes with it.
To date he is currently performing in various clubs, and venues using Mixed Cover Repertoire of hit songs from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.
His blend of Soft Rock, Pop, and R&B makes it a great memory lane walk for most.
He doesn’t perform with a band most of the time, but to hear and see his production setup, sure feels like the band is present.
Influences & Inspiration
My past influences have been Earth,Wind and Fire. Motown, Stevie Wonder, Chicago, Blood sweat And Tears. Pretty much a wide spectrum of music.
Laptop. Sound module, Mixer, Sound Processor, Midi Interface, Cables, Mic, Mic Stand, Drum Machine. Keyboards, Keyboard Stand, Speakers and speakers stands.
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