My goal is to create a wonderful, and memorable experience for those listening. Singing from the heart, my intentions are the best, and I let my voice do the rest.
The repertoire of songs that I sing have been performed by artists such as John Legend, George Strait, Michael Bublé, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Carly Simon, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, Ray Charles, and Sam Smith - to name a few.
I can sing A Capella or with accompaniment. I'm reliable and a crowd pleaser.
Price Range: $1000 - $2500
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
I'm kind of soft spoken, and make good eye contact with the audience. We do, afterall share in the experience.
The songs that I sing are mostly about love and relationships. Some are happy, and others are not.
My voice has been classified as being that of a tenor. I sing mostly ballads, and have been told that I have a "Sweet Sounding" voice. I've been referred to as a crooner.
Most of the songs that I sing are covers by other artists. My voice coach says that I have a good ear. As such - I feel comfortable performing à Capella.
I'm between 5' 10" and 5' 11" tall. I have a slender build and am well-dressed, and well-spoken. I've been described as being personable and easygoing. Humility, professionalism, and kindness are important aspects of my brand.
Previously, I was primarily a shower singer (since college), who did some karaoke and open microphone performances. Then years later, I helped a friend set up his PA system for a golf tournament. He then began to do sound checks and asked me to sing - so I did. I then sang a variety of songs at the request of my friend. An organizer for an upcoming event overheard me singing, and asked if I'd be willing to perform a set at that event.
I agreed to perform at the event. Then after looking up the number of songs in a set, on the Internet - I prepared for and performed 8-songs at the event. That process and experience gave me the confidence I needed to realize a dream of performing for audiences.
For my "Day Job", I'm a system safety engineer, and I've been at it for approximately 25-years. Being a musical artist, after hours, provides a nice balance in my life.
Additional Booking Notes
For large venues I need a PA system to plug into. The PA system should take inputs for a direct box for my guitar; for my microphone cable; and for my in-ear monitor. For small venues I can bring my own amplifiers.
Influences & Inspiration
Stevie Wonder; Frank Sinatra; Sarah Vaughan; George Strait.
For large venues - a PA system
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