Alex Karas Engelbert Humperdinck Tribute Act from Baltimore, MD

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  BACKGROUND VERIFIED
$2000 - $5000 per event
Since 1968, performed in entertainment venues throughout the
USA / Canada and as far away as The Poseidon Club in Loutraki Greece

PERFORMED IN SUPERSTAR JAM SESSIONS WITH
* Phil Collins
* ShaNaNa
* Boz Scaggs
* George Benson
* Dan Fogelberg

Recorded Christmas Jazz Album with Donna Summers daughter - Mimi Summers

VOCALIST - Karas packs a punch with a 4 octave range
* powerful Tenor/Baritone deliveries of classical Ecclesiastics to notes so high even banks cant cash them
* falsetto with songs from the 50's to harsh gravelly Motown deliveries and vocal impressions

VOCAL IMPRESSIONIST - Tom Jones & Engelbert Humperdinck that's better than Humperdinck and Jones hitting notes even banks cant negotiate.
Ella Fitzgerald (complete with the scats) Johnny Mathis Wilson Picket David Clayton Thomas.

SOLO OR 5 to 18 PIECE BIG BAND ORCHESTRA

Baltimore News - Theatre & Entertainment review -Jimmy Colimore " Karas is some kind of Van Gogh of the ivories, with every tune stroked into a masterpiece. The set is spellbinding!

London Free Press - Reporter Mark Laidlaw " I found myself at one point, caught up in
a catchy rendition of Moonlight Sonata that would impress the heaviest of cats "

PERFORMED WITH USA & CANADIAN GROUPS
* Apollonia Band,
* The Zim Zimarel 18 piece Orchestra
* Bobby Berger Motown Review
* Blane Kubin Orchestra
* The Bluesmen Review
* Bill Theis Big Band
* Frank Pastorie's Outrage
* Perchance Top 40 Band
* Len Langley 18 piece Orchestra
* New Society Band

CAPABILITIES:
KARAS partners & performs with ethnic Bands as well, bringing American music to the crowd with just the right mix from background music -dinner ballads, to hard hitting techno dance mix's, to traditional wedding requests involving father daughter, mother son, last dance, apron dance, to any and all requests having a repertoire of at last count 175,001 songs AND if he doesn't have it.... he'll get it for you.

THE BIGGEST FACTOR aside from talent .... is 40 years of experience :
Karas "reads the crowd & knows what to play and when keeping it fun
and interesting with a perfect variety pleasing to both young and old

SONGWRITER / ARRANGER / PIANIST -

Album #1 - Phil Collins /Daryl Stermer / Alexander Karas -“The unauthorized Jam Session of '78 Underground Cross Keys Album with Phil Collins & GENESIS guitarist Daryl Stermer & Alex Karas playing originals
never heard before Jazz , R&B and Latino

Album #2 - “ALEXANDROS” Originals, R&B,

Album #3 - Donna Summers daughter Mimi Summers & Alexander Karas music project – “Christmas Jazz “ produced at ABBA Recording Studios /// SINGLES INCLUDE: " You Keep me Cryin' " , " Space " - Star Trek with Lyrics

VOICE OVER ANNOUNCER - Radio TV Commercials, Documentary TV Host , Producer & studio musician - national jingles

PERFORMER- Appeared and Recorded “jam sessions' with: Sha Na Na, Phil Collins & Daryl Stermer, members of : George Benson Group, Dan Forgerty Band, DFK Band, John Kenner Band, Buddy Greco & impressionist Rich Little.
Member of 3 house bands until 1970 at North Americas Largest Ballroom - "THE STORK CLUB "
* Cordovox musician with the 18 piece Len Langley Orchestra
* Keyboard player with the Larry Dennis Combo,
* Lead vocalist with the New Society Band .

PERFORMANCES NOW:
Concert opening act for The PLATTERS
Concert openening act The DUPREES
Vocalist Bobby Berger Motown Review,
Vocalist Apollonia Band
Solo engagements as a vocalist / keyboard artist / DJ at weddings,
Bull Roasts, Political Events and Charity fund raisers Kennedy Krieger Institute for children & staff since 2001.,

THEATRICAL- ON CAMERA
“ Meteor Man ” - The movie starring Bill Cosby & Robert Townsend. Karas' role- bit parts arrest scenes & driver
“ Wonderworld ”- WJZ TV -13 Co-host with Bob Turk - A nationally syndicated, Group W, half hour
kids show. Airing prime-time Friday's - weekly from 1981- 83
“ We're On !! " - Locally produced - co-hosted by kids. Show aired PBS stations 12 months
“ Pepsi ” - With Michael Jackson & Alfonso. Front line talent/ national spot.
“ Law Office Cohen & Weiss ” -on camera talent, Emergency Room Doctor. television commercial/
“ Maryland Public Television “ - On camera talent, “KIDS WORLD” - instructor “ How to Scuba Dive Safely ”
“ Welcome Channel 2 ” - Television Station Promo / on camera talent
“ Evening Magazine “ - On camera talent - a regular on national & local reels
“ Twelve Monkeys ” - The movie starring Bruce Willis. Front line bit part-secret service crash party scene.
“ AHEPA Biography Channel ” - TV Show Host - current
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Engelbert Humperdinck Tribute Act
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fund Raisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Alex Karas will also travel to Glen Burnie, Linthicum Heights, Riderwood, Towson, Brooklandville, Elkridge, Hanover, Chase, Ellicott City, Fort Howard, Garrison, Harmans, Lutherville Timonium, Stevenson, Glen Arm, Pasadena, Perry Hall, Randallstown, Severn, Cockeysville Hunt Valley, Columbia, Long Green, White Marsh, Fort George G Meade, Jessup, Millersville, Owings Mills, Woodstock, Annapolis Junction, Phoenix.
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