Think back to the first time you fell in love. The butterflies, the elation, and the joy. When Vocalz Iz sings, these feelings are what rushes to your mind and reminds your soul of that moment, that instant, you realized that your heart was meant to love another.
When you experience him sing, it is like your first kiss; a moment that can never be mistaken nor forgotten. His talent is undeniable and his skill of the highest order. Vocalz Iz’s voice possesses a tenderness and a sweetness that warms the heart of all who hear it and lingers in your ears like a lover’s whisper.
Nurtured in music in his hometown of New Orleans, La. the musical mecca, where Jazz, and R&B, originated and Gospel greats thrived; now based in Dallas, Tx. Vocalz Iz was raised on a steady diet of musical royalty like Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder, Maze ft. Frankie Beverly, Darryl Coley, O’Bryan, George Duke, and the Windjammers to name a few. He continues to be fed by the legends of our time, Take 6, Boyz II Men, Lalah Hathaway, Brandy, Chante’ Moore, and others. His sound is a fusion of classic R&B, the heart of neo-soul, and a clear under-current of spirituality. It led him to create the genre called “Gumbo Soul”.
Vocalz Iz has a deeply rooted and profound love of music. Since the age of 3 singing has been his passion and calling. “I have always wanted to sing, I was born to sing, there has never been a moment when I was not a singer.” Singing has shaped his life from his first choir solo at age 4, to singing in front of thousands at arenas around the country.
Vocalz Iz will reach the masses with his deep, mellow grooves. Motivated by the love of music, the love we feel for each other, and what’s it’s like to love another; his mature lyrics, soft falsetto, and tender harmonies are sure to reach the hearts and souls of all who partake in his music.
Vocalz Iz has what it takes to succeed: very unique talents (vocally, harmoniously, and song writing wise). He delivers tremendous lead vocals and tender harmony to coincide with a memorable name; and most of all the mental drive, the love for the art, and the faith to never give up on his dream. The love for singing shows in his sound, and the audience feels it as well.
To list his musical accomplishments would fill a library, but Vocalz Iz has graced the stage of the Legendary Apollo Theatre in Harlem nationally on Showtime at the Apollo, performed at the Mercedes Benz Superdome and Smoothie King Arena in New Orleans, The House ofBlues, Tipitinas, The Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum, The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, as well as The Ladies Night out tour to name a few.
Sharing the stage with amazing artists from The Neville Brothers, Beyonce and Destiny’s Child, Kermit Ruffins, Tricia Boutte-Lango, Brandy, H-Town, The Isley Brothers, Mystikal, Eric Roberson, Jaheim, R. Kelly, Slave, Musiq Soulchild, Ne-Yo, The Ladies of Skyy, Legends Ashford and Simpson, Melisa Morgan, and Alyson Williams, to name a few has taught him the value of preparation, determination, professionalism, and more.
Vocalz Iz has performed and entertained audiences as intimate as 100 guests to as vast as 50,000+. These training grounds have shaped the artist you see today. This is evident in his vocal inflections and stylings. That smooth voice sets the mood for a night of loving or rocks you to sleep. When he sings a feeling of mellowness just fills the air.
Vocalz Iz delivers a true groove that can't be copied. He is truly an original. A can’t-miss hit.
Vocalz Iz — gentleman of love —soothes our soul with lyrical tales of romance and heartache, singing the songs that define our relationships in life and in love.
His sound is as distinctive as it is timeless. It is the love letter tied with red silk ribbon, the long - stemmed rose in a crystal vase, the candlelit dinner on the penthouse balcony and the innocence of the first kiss in the moonlight. A voice like a gentle breeze, light and sweet. His smooth delivery is more than enough to soften the hearts of adoring lovers, taking them along as a feather on the morning draft.
He is bold. He is soulful. He is spellbinding. He is Vocalz Iz.