Big Band voice styles, Jazz, Gospel, Bluegrass, Broadway Musical, Folk, and Contemporary styles.
I sing and play piano and guitar for self-accompaniment.
Also play Upright Bass and Violin/Fiddle to fit the occasion.
Vocal style is a blend of Judy Garland, Julie Andrews, Barbara Striesand, Anne Murray, Joan Baez.
Unique sounds include Vocal Trumpet, imitations of other singers, and creative "animated" style songs and voices.
Comedy to serious. Sober, somber, to slapstick.
Variety of styles incorporated into events, or to fit the venue, only one style.
Improvisational songs and musical moments created to bring an original twist to fit the venue, reminiscent of Victor Borge or Keith Green.
Price Range: $150 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
Music, conversational style banter with the audience if wanted.
Professional sounding voice and instruments.
Efficient and timely set up and take down.
Professional appearance of performers up to formal level events, or dressed down when appropriate.
Timely invoicing and clear statement of price and expectations of needs for musician accomodations of any lodging needed or other logistical needs.
Creative moments providing a fresh feel to an event, in any pre-packaged or individually tailored event.
I can perform multiple times during a day or days, performing most often 30, 45, or one hour segments, like at fairs, festivals, bluegrass events, church events, trade shows, craft shows, street festivals. Each performance package will be individualized for the venue and negotiated beforehand.
Additional Booking Notes
Sound system available with additional fee.
Can't stop loving that man of mine
Swing on a Star
Ain't we got Fun
Over the Rainbow
Think of me
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
I got Rhythm
You'll never walk alone
As long as He needs me
I'd do anything
Getting to Know you
The Glory of Love
Christian Ballads and Contemporary Christian songs similar to Francesca Battistelli, Twila Paris, Kathy Tricolli, Sandi Patti, JJ Heller
Modern songs: You are the wind beneath my wings, You're my Everything(Buble), Say nothing at all(Krauss)
Influences & Inspiration
All the Larger than life Big Band, Oldies singers: Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Julie Andrews, Doris Day, Lucille Ball comedy singing.
Country/Folk Style: Anne Murray, Joan Baez, Patsy Cline
Movie Musical singing style: Les Miserable, Oliver, Wizard of Oz, Frozen, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Phantom of the Opera
Electricity or generator
60 minutes minimum required for set up time - or if allowed, set up while event occurring as long as sound checks allowed and not creating a distraction to other activities at the event.
Covering/Shelter/Tent/Awning needs to provided when sun or rain is a possibility - instruments need protection from the sun and rain and wind.
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