Buzz has been a professional singer and musician all his working life so far. Playing guitar, keyboards and singing in his first band Marks Brothers alongside his three brothers and two uncles. Constantly touring the UK and Europe, they supported many soul greats along the way including Gladys Knight and the Pips and The Commodores. The band made many TV & radio appearances and secured a recording contract with Carrere Records. A few years later, Buzz signed a publishing deal this time with his wife Maxine, successfully writing songs for artists including ‘The Venga Boys’.They have also written theme tunes for the TV shows The Basil Brush Show & Howdi Gaudi.
The Genius of Ray Charles
Multi award winning tribute artist Buzz D'Angelo accurately recreates the legend that was Ray Charles. With the look, the voice and all the musicianship to transport you back to a time when it was all about the music. Buzz was the only double winner at the UK National Tribute awards for both his Ray Charles and James Brown shows.
This show brings those timeless, heartfelt, classic songs to life in a truly authentic portrayal of one of the most revered and influential artists of all time, ‘The Genius’ – Mr Ray Charles. Ray made so many fantastic recordings in almost every musical genre during his incredible career, including Jazz, Country, R’n’B, Gospel, Soul, Blues and Rock & Roll.
With Ray, ‘It was all about the music’
Buzz will remind you of all the amazing Ray Charles hits: Georgia, Hit the road jack, I can’t stop loving you, Take these chains, You don’t know me, What I’d say, Hallelujah I love her so, Mess around, I got a woman, Unchain my heart & Shake a tail feather.
The Show Line-up - is available as a solo performer to playback or with a three-piece up to a ten-piece band
1 x 60 mins