Jason Brock was dubbed "Mr. Entertainment" and a "songwriter's best friend" by L.A. Reid (CEO of Sony/Epic Records). He is a television, film and stage star. He was seen in homes all over the world as a finalist on X-Factor singing songs like "New York State of Mind." Jason also starred in the film, "Love is not Enough," which is playing at world-wide film festivals, including the Frameline and Melbourne film festivals. When he performs you can expect a variety of songs including pop, R&B & jazz. Your audience will be pleased.
I have booked Jason into our summer music festival for several years. He is an audience favorite who never fails to deliver a great show. Jason has a great voice and he covers pop tunes, jazz, show tunes, R&B, and standards. His stage presence is warm and often very funny too. He has the talent and expertise to make any show, wedding, party or other event memorable. I hope to work with Jason for many years to come.
Response from Jason Brock:
Wow, Lynn! Thank you so much for this review! I'm so glad that you've been so pleased over the years. I'm happy to have worked with you, too, and look forward to the future!
Jason Brock is consistently an audience favorite with his powerful singing voice and personable nature. Whether it's an intimate cabaret or a large theater, his style and sincerity fills a venue with sweet melodic sounds and warmth. We're always happy to have him perform at the Bay Area Reporter Besties party.
Response from Jason Brock:
Thank you so much, Jim! What a kind review! I really appreciate it, and I always enjoy performing at the Besties party, too. See you soon!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 7 - 300 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Coverage provided upon request (often required for weddings and some events)
What to Expect
People who watch Jason Brock perform are always happy they saw him. You can expect everyone at the event to talk about how amazing he was. Jason has not only an impressive voice, but a great personality, stage presence and sense of humor (plus, he was on Fox's "X-Factor," so that's pretty cool). Your audience will be completely entertained and satisfied, and they'll tell you what a great job you did hiring him.
Jason Brock is a television, film and stage star. He was seen in homes all over the world as a finalist on X-Factor singing songs like Billy Joel’s “New York State of Mind.” Jason also starred in the film, “Love is not Enough,” which played at global film festivals, including the Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco. Jason is well-known as a cabaret star and performs original shows regularly. He has been called a “Bay Area Singing Legend” and was voted “Best Male Cabaret Singer” for the last four years in the Bay Area Reporter. He is followed by tens of thousands of people on social media (over fifty-five thousand followers on twitter alone) and has millions of views on YouTube.
Jason Brock has been fortunate enough to have shared the stage with many celebrities. They include Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Mario Lopez, Khloe Kardashian, Simon Cowell, Zayn Malik (One Direction), Fifth Harmony, Alex Newell (Glee), Taylor Mac, Diane Schuur, Paula West, Marga Gomez, L.A. Reid, Bea Miller, Carly Rose Sonenclar, Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, Leanne Borghesi, Erin-Kate Whitcomb, Sally Struthers, Bruce Vilanch, Florence Henderson and many, many more.
Jason Brock is also a recording artist. He was recently featured on Miguel Migs’ new release, “Dim Division,” recorded on major label Soul Heaven/Salted Music. Artists on the album include Meshell Ndegeocello, UK soul singer Omar, Andy Allo (who toured with Prince on guitar/vocals) and others. Jason records his own music, as well. He is currently working on an album of original music which is in the recording phase now. His currently available original recordings (of many kinds – acoustic, dance and house songs [respectively]), “Cornbread,” “You’ve got the Love” and Miguel Migs’ album track “Sail On,” can be purchased or streamed on most music services today. To see them on iTunes, click here.
Jason Brock has performed at venues across the country, and even outside of the country, but he is most often seen in San Francisco. He has been seen at many venues throughout the city, including the Herbst Theatre, Castro Theatre, Marines Memorial Theatre, Feinstein’s at Hotel Nikko, Society Cabaret, Martuni’s Piano Bar and many more. He performs concerts of his own and is also available for hire. When Jason is asked to perform at an event, it is often for private events (birthday parties, weddings or anniversary celebrations), fundraisers for non-profits or as a guest or featured artist in a festival or party. Please keep in mind that rates for booking Jason vary depending on your event. Quotes are gladly provided at your request. For booking information, click here.
Jason Brock also believes it’s important to try to make the world a better place, so he gives back to the community – primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area. He donates his resources to these organizations: Richomond Ermet Aid Foundation (REAF), the San Francisco Unified Lions Club, Alice B. Toklas Democrats (LGBTQ Political Club) and The San Francisco FrontRunners (LGBTQ Running Club). He has been an intern at the Mayor’s Office at San Francisco City Hall and the San Francisco District Attorney's Office, as well.
Jason Brock has also done a fair amount of theatre. Some of his roles include: Hedwig in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” at the Boxcar Theatre, a demented flower girl in Taylor Mac’s “The Lily’s Revenge” at Magic Theatre, and “Peachy Gale” in Peaches Christ’s “The Wizard of Odd” at Castro Theatre.
Jason Brock collaborates with many diverse and excellent musicians and singers, as well. You’ll usually see him performing with his pianist, Dee Spencer. Dianthe “Dee” Spencer is a Professor and Chair of Music in the School of Music at San Francisco State University where she founded the jazz studies undergraduate degree program in 1990. She earned and Ed.D from the University of San Francisco; M.M. from Washington University in St. Louis; and a B.S. from Florida A&M University. Dee served on the piano faculty at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Dee served on the governing boards of the International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) and the SF Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS). She currently serves on the board of the Community Music Center. In May 2015, Dee worked with Wynton Marsalis as a judge for the annual Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington Competition.
As far as Jason Brock’s personal life, he was born in East Texas, and then moved all over the country with his family – no they weren’t a military family – he’s still trying to figure out why they moved so much during his childhood. Anyway, Jason has lived in many places, but finally settled in San Francisco, California. It’s a great place for him to live because it’s diverse, beautiful, has an interesting political scene, and San Francisco was featured in several of the books (Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin, Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, The Color Purple [writer Alice Walker lives near the city]), that inspired Jason to live as his true self. He now resides at home with his partner and dog (not the same person) with a beautiful view of the Bay.
Additional Booking Notes
Please have a sound system with mic - including the ability for keyboard player to connect keyboard into system (or you can have an actual piano at the event, too).
Past Booked Events
|November 15, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Fundraiser|
|December 10, 2017 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm||Christmas Party|
This is a short list - Jason performs many more songs, as well:
Total Eclipse of the Heart
Let's Stay Together
Leather & Lace
Take a Bow
Simply the Best
Poor Unfortunate Souls
When You're Good to Mama
All That Jazz
What's Love Got to do with it?
Glory of Love
I Think We're Alone Now
New York State of Mind
Up on the Roof
You Are the Sunshine of My Life
Next Time I Fall in Love
I Would do Anything for Love
Send in the Clowns
Somebody to Love (Queen)
The Lady is a Tramp
Give Me One Reason
I Wanna Dance with Somebody
My Favorite Things
Not a Day Goes by
Kiss the Rain
Make me Feel Mighty Real
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Mean to Me
Body & Soul
Walking in Memphis
Louisiana Sunday Afternoon
Spring Can Really Hang You up the Most
Peel me a Grape
Mata Kimi ni Koishiteru
I Get Lost
No One is Alone
The Game of Love
This Love (Marron 5)
And I am Telling You
This Little Light of Mine
Influences & Inspiration
Tina Turner, Al Green, Ella Fitzgerald, Adele, Anita Baker
sound system (w/ speaker[s], abiblity to input keyboard or play tracks)
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