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2020 BY SOHO ENTERTAINMENT

Whilst the singers and musicians in the video are always the first call, occasionally with their busy performing careers they will become unavailable for the date of the event. Fortunately Soho Entertainment works as a tight-knit collective of top class performers so the people coming in to replace the singers are from a selection of the best in the business. After all we'd rather be using top class people with busy careers settling for second best! Take a look at just some our amazing bunch of singers and have a listen to them jamming with the band!

LAURA

Laura has worked for years in the session singing industry and has had the privilege of working with a number of global popstars in her career. Having split her work between writing and singing backup vocals for major recording artists, she has worked with Craig David, Kelly Rowland, Misteeq and the Sugababes.

 

She was  'Kiss - Unsigned Vocalist of the Year' and her album featured as 'Jazz FM Album of the Week'. Laura loves to sing gospel music with her gospel choir that she leads, which is perhaps where she gets those monstrous riffs from!

Joe is the founder and musical director of Soho Entertainment and is extremely proud to present you with this wonderful line up of musicians. Joe is currently in Les Miserables on the West End as Feuilly/us Enjolras.

 

Having graduated from the Royal Academy of Music, Joe has also provided backing vocals for Elton John at the Roundhouse and London Palladium and recently played opposite Alexandra Burke in 'Sister Act the Musical'. He is an experience musical theatre performer and a professional saxophonist.

JOE

Liverpool-born - Graduated the London College of Music in 2010 with a degree in Music Performance - Postgraduate Diploma in Music Management.

 

Currently performing internationally with multiple acts - Lead, backing vocals, rap & percussion.

 

Danny runs a monthly residency at Upstairs @ Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club called 'Ruby Sings' attracting the best talent in the industry. Co-writes and performs with Goodfootmusic.co.uk

DANNY

Grace trained at the London College of Contemporary Music. Specialising in Jazz and Neo-Soul music, Grace's smooth voice fits right in with the LDN sound. As one of LDN's act managers, Grace is one of the most prized members of the collective, also providing lead vocals for Skyline Jazz.

 

Having spent years honing her voice in various bands, Grace also spends a lot of her time passing on her gift as a singing teacher. She also performs with the London Garage Remixed Orchestra.

GRACE

Victor Ray, 19 is the youngest member of the Soho Collective and comes from Newcastle.

 

The Soul and RnB genres are where I feel most comfortable singing though I perform music from a wide range of genres.  Already with years of experience performing with top events bands since the age of 15, he has sang both locally and internationally, from bars and pubs to arenas and festivals bringing his soul and infectious youthful energy with him. 

VICTOR

As seen on the X Factor and the Voice as well as being mentored by music mogul Simon Cowell, Sean has shared the stage with Leona Lewis, Boyz II Men and Celine Dion was an invaluable experience for the soul singer. Sean performed on some of the biggest arena's in the UK such as The 02, Wembley, Birmingham NEC and many more.

 

Having amassed over 46,000 subscribers and accumulatively over 10 million views on his Youtube channel the Soul singer / Pianist has also built a very credible online following!

SEAN

Since completing her training at the BRIT School of Performing Arts and Technology, Emma May has established herself as a professional vocalist.

Her smooth soulful vocals have led to her working as a backing vocalist for a number of high profile artists such as Imelda May, Michael Ball, Alfie Boe, Lenny Henry, Stine Bramsen (Alphabeat) and contestants on the hit ITV show, The X Factor. Emma May has shared the stage with the legendary rock guitarist Jeff Beck, Bob Geldof, David Stewart (Eurythmics) and Ronnie Wood (The Rolling Stones).

EMMA MAY

Another recognisable face - Danny Bayne won ITV's Grease is the Word and then went on to perform in the West End as Danny Zuko in Grease for many years before recently touring the UK as the leading role of Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever.

One of Soho Entertainment's most polished all-round performers, Danny grew up dancing with a number of the Strictly Come Dancing professionals and so has been known to whack out of few shapes on the dancefloor!

DANNY

*Please note that Jordan is currently away on an international tour until 2021.

 

Jordan trained at The Brit School and the Arts Educational School and has since enjoyed an amazing career in musical theatre.

 

You may have seen him on the West End playing none other than Stevie Wonder in Motown: The Musical. He has also appeared in Lloyd-Webber's Cats, Sondheim's Follies and Schonberg's Miss Saigon! 

JORDAN

Eloise has been a solo vocalist on a Child’s Nursery Rhyme album, featured on a Pizza Hut Commercial, played Susan Parks in Billy Elliot The Musical on London’s West End for a year, performed as a solo vocalist for The Royal Masonic Variety Show twice at The Price Of Wales Theatre and The Prince Edward Theatre in London’s West End.

 

She performed as a solo vocalist at Twickenham’s Rugby Stadium and also as a solo vocalist for A Voice in A Million at Hull’s City Hall.

ELOISE

Chloe is an absolute seasoned pro started her career training at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute. She has since performed internationally providing backing vocals at performances by Nicole Scherzinger, Cee Lo Green, Sinéad O’Connor, and on X Factor.

Have a listen to her slaying the vocals in our R&B Medley on 'Say My Name' with the Soho Collective.

CHLOE

DAVY

Not many artists are as well seasoned as Davy when it comes to getting a crowd going. With his huge repertoire, Davy plays keys and sings most nights of the week. You might catch him at his residency in the Piano Works in the heart of London town.

After studying at the Institute of Contemporary Music, Davy has gone on to sing and play all over the world in a number of the UK's top session bands.

JAY

Jay is one of the nicest guys on the circuit and one of LDN City Collective's lead singer. Merging the sounds of RnB and neo-soul he creates his own unique sound.

Performing all over the U.K. Jay has shared the stage with the likes of Jools Holland, Shakka, Jacob Banks and Snarky Puppy in front of thousands in London, Liverpool and even gracing the stage of Glastonbury festival in 2017.

Jay also produces his own original material, releasing a number of E.Ps including his latest - F.E.E.L.S.

KATY

Katy sings with Urban Voices Collective and has sung with the West End Gospel Choir; highlights include singing at ‘West End Live’ in Trafalgar Square, London Community Gospel Choir; performing at ‘The Brit Awards’ in January 2018 with Justin Timberlake.


Katy was also a Deputy in Whitney Queen of the Night, UK and European Tour as understudy Whitney Houston

NATE

Nate Simpson joined forces with internationally acclaimed jazz artist Julie Dexter alongside the likes of Wretch 32, Corrine Bailey Rae, The Feeling, Jaguar Skills, Beverly Knight, Jamie Cullum, Jessie J, Boy George and Tom Odell.

Nate performed and made it to the final six boys on ITV’s X Factor 2016 and followed that by performing on BBC’s Eurovision You decide in 2017.

Early 2018 saw Nate join the new cast of the hit West End Musical understudying the roles of Berry Gordy, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder.

In the spring of 2019 Nate takes on the role of Simba in The Lion King in Paris.

KERI

With 100's of performances under her belt and over 500,000 views of her voice on YouTube , Keri Arrindell is a very talented and special girl whose reputation as a singer is ever growing.

Keri Arrindell, singer songwriter and the girls finalist of X Factor Talent Show. She is celebrated for her soulful voice and excellent vocal range. Her background in Motown and soul adds a unique feeling to the jazz and swing repertoire.

As well as performing for a living, Keri is a singer songwriter working with talented producers and co-writers; recording and releasing original tracks.