Crooner, Jazz Singer, and Romantic Opera. I sing Romantic Jazz and Opera. From Nat King Cole to Andrea Bocelli. I also sing beautiful wedding songs from Ave Maria to Ribbon in the sky. I sing with professional tracks from my new CD release, Rodney Perkins Sings A Romantic Medley of Jazz & Opera, or a complete live band.
What to Expect
When hiring my services for Corporate, weddings or parties, one can expect a stellar performance and professionalism at all times. I dress formal unless requested casual. My Equipment is first class. I use Bose sound equipment and I can perform solo or with full band. I am always on time because that's very important to me. I consider myself to be a stellar professional.
Rodney Perkins has sang with the Metropolitan Opera Chorus in New York City in the production of Lohengrin and Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg, and the Verdi Requiem which was performed at Carnegie Hall under the direction of Raymond Hughes, performances conducted by Maestro James Levine. As a freelance performer and in Conjunction with other performing groups, Rodney has sung at Carnegie Hall several times, performed on Broadway and performed at the White House then under President George Bush, 41. Rodney has performed with the Boston Pops opposite Odetta and the Boys Choir of Harlem. Rodney has toured the United States and abroad performing in many venues. His voice as a background singer can be heard on sound tracks of Malcolm X, Glory, James Williams and Diane Reeves Christmas
Additional Booking Notes
I usually like to have outlets available although equipment and speakers are Bluetooth. Lighting is based on what my customers want and like.
Unforgettable, Caruso, Misty, La Vie En Rose, Some Enchanted Evening, Besame Mucho, Mi Mancherai, When I Fall In Love, I Don't Mind Loving You, What A Difference A Day Makes, You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love), Someone Like You, Le Tue Parole, E Lucevan Le Stelle,
Nessun Dorma, A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square, When You Say You Love me and request If prior notification.
Influences & Inspiration
I love all Music. I studied Opera and Jazz. I love Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Luciano Pavarotti, Stevie Wonder and many more.
I have my own equipment