Martyn Halsey's BiographyMy Biography
Martyn Halsey hails from Kensington, London. He has been singing, playing and performing from an early age. His voice is both melodic and soulful, and can "rock" where necessary and croon effortlessly in the style of Sinatra and Crosby.As well as a lifelong ability for writing songs and poetry, Martyn has a special and extraordinary talent for whistling. Anyone who hears his sound is both fascinated and captivated by its beauty and harmonic purity.
Martyn has played and recorded with numerous bands and artists, including the Love Affair and The Tremeloes and has brought his unrivalled live act to gala performances for the likes of Elton John and Diana, Princess of Wales. He also appeared on the James Whale Show on ITV. In addition, he has been featured on the Esther Rantzen Programme and Saturday Superstore, both on BBC1.
His live shows are legendary. He is particularly remembered for his performances at the London Lord Mayor's Show during the 1990s and has also appeared at such diverse venues as the London Hippodrome and Eton College. He appears regularly at London's Troubadour Club and The Half Moon at Putney, and can be heard on Talksport Radio. His care home music covers a memorable journey from the 1930's through to the 1970's. Martyn also performs with The Bogus Blues Brothers tribute act .
Martyn's showcase CD is entitled 'Black & White'. A selection of which can be heard on "You Tube" and "Facebook" along with his other works. Martyn has filmed and toured in Australia, where he has also performed and recorded a duet with the world-famous 'Father of Whistling' the legendary Ronnie Ronalde.
He has been called 'The Fred Astaire of Whistling' and 'a modern-day Jake Thackaray'. His live act comprises his unique interpretation of music by the likes of Sinatra, Al Jolson, George Gershwin and The Beatles plus his own original material
To contact Martyn email email@example.com Or phone/text 07884 447751
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Martyn Halsey hails from Kensington, London. As well as a lifelong ability for writing songs and poetry, Martyn has a special and extraordinary talent for whistling. Anyone who hears his sound is both fascinated and captivated by its beauty and harmonic purity.
Martyn has played and recorded with numerous bands and artists, including the Love Affair and The Tremeloes and has brought his unrivalled live act to gala performances for the likes of Elton John and Diana, Princess of Wales. He also appeared on the James Whale Show on ITV. In addition, he has been featured on the Esther Rantzen Programme and Saturday Superstore, both on BBC1
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MoreHis live shows are legendary. He is particularly remembered for his performances at the London Lord Mayor's Show during the 1990s and has also appeared at such diverse venues as the London Hippodrome and Eton College. He appears regularly at London's Troubadour Club and can often be heard on Talksport Radio. He also makes regular guest appearances in The Bogus Blues Brothers tribute band.
Martyn has recently completed a new showcase CD entitled 'Black & White'. Later this year (2007) he is due to tour and film in Australia, where he will also be performing and recording a duet with the world-famous 'Father of Whistling' – the legendary Ronnie Ronalde.
He has been called 'The Fred Astaire of Whistling' and 'a modern-day Jake Thackaray'. His live act comprises his own songs plus his unique interpretation of music by the likes of The Beatles and Lionel Ritchie, plus such songs as 'I Got Rhythm', You've Got a Friend' and 'Millennium'.
Martyn's website www.Martynhalsey.co.uk
Phone Martyn on 0788 444 7751