In an age where an artist-entertainer is known by either one style or another, what you have in SongMaestro is that rare renaissance man who brings to bear decades of classical training combined with his natural cultural influences of Motown, R&B, and Gospel.
When these talents are applied to other styles like country, rock, swing, and standards, there is a flavor and energy that simply captivates the audience.
SongMaestro has been most praised for his performance versatility singing cover material and his ability to morph his vocal style and stage presence to channel the spirit of each genre of music while taking the audience back to the era in which it was first heard.
With his unbelievable vocal range, audiences have been known to crowd the stage as SongMaestro takes them on a musical journey, insisting that the accompaniment quiet down to prove that he is the one actually singing each song. He is THAT GOOD! JUST LISTEN TO THE SAMPLES PROVIDED.
“The SongMaestro” name was earned in the early 90's when he was hired last minute to stand in with a show band whose singers had a flight delay. The band fully expected to have to limit their play list. Instead, they performed nearly everything on their set list including audience requests that brought the house down. The The SongMaestro was born.
Musicians love to accompany SongMaestro. He relates to audiences with a style and charm not seen since the days of the old variety show. The warmth and humor he shares with his band mates on stage is a contagious welcome home as they journey from song to song eventually bringing back memories to audience members of all ages.
Tailored to matures audiences over 40, a SongMaestro Show is not just a class act, it is a Special Occasion. With an almost limitless performance repertoire, each show is carefully crafted with the right music selection, accompaniment, and backup singers as necessary to create just the right mood.
One of the most difficult decisions any event planner can make is in trying to accommodate the various tastes represented by multi-generational or multicultural audiences. Most acts are simply too one-dimensional.
As a lead singer, host, producer, and writer, SongMaestro understands entertainment. An east coast native, his natural understanding of protocols made him a host much in demand in corporate and political galas ranging from election night gubernatorial and presidential celebrations, special events on Washington DC's embassy row, international events sponsored by the World Bank, and celebrity society events.
Once you decide the range of music you want covered for your event, it is then time to consider how dynamic you want the presentation to be. Of course, the more dynamic, the more expensive. Prices on this profile reflect booking SongMaestro as a Solo Act. Whether you want a variety show or one tailored to Country or Motown, we've got you covered with the music.
As a solo act, SongMaestro performs by sound track or brings along a pair of keyboards.
SongMaestro maintains a short list of top shelf pianists and keyboardists who compliment his performances and leave him free to fully engage his audience. He selects accompanists according to the the type of show requested.
SongMaestro recruits and maintains a list of quality and versatile bands with solid musicians nationwide who can be called upon to backup his performances throughout various regions of the country. This allows for a reduction in travel cost for the client as SongMaestro is typically the one traveling the longest distance to the event instead an entire band.
SHOW BAND/VARIETY BAND
This setup can include anywhere from a 5 piece band with backup singers all the way up to full horn sections and orchestras. SongMaestro establishes relationships with top regional and national show bands and production companies to provide for the instrumental requests of the event.
Sound, lighting, and backup singers, and even dancers can be added or expanded with any package. Just let us know what your needs are.
Regardless of your budget, SongMaestro brings you the same programming excellence and exacting production standards he learned working for producers of million dollar events.
Having a dance? Hire a band. But when you need to impress. When you need to make it special… and in the end, still dance your socks off, you need The SongMaestro.