Jonny Gill, Bobby Blue Bland, George Benson, Michael Henderson, Tyrese are some of the names that come to mind when some are asked to discribe this music. It features blends of piano and orchestra sounds with bright horns and smoothe bass glides with a tempo driving bass drum. Raspy vocals takes you into a world of traditonal soulful R&B, Jazzy mixtures of situational and emotional lyrics in each song while instrumental offerings set the mood for what needs to take place at that time, whether it be dance or love. " Fresh .....", " New sound cut from an old cloth ....", " Inovative and full of life experiences ....." are just a few of the words which describes Michael Egleton. Maybe the mature sound comes from the one who raised him, his Grandfather. A firery Gospel preacher from the south and former " Honkie Tonk" musician himself from the 40's and 50's playing in the juke joints of Chicago. Michael has taken everything he has lived and learned and poured it into his music. He has a simple yet mature sound to his craft. Nothing complicated, just a to the point in your ear type of sound thats refreshing in today's music. It seems to touch life in a different way. This drive has afforded him 2 Degrees in Business Adminstration and allowed him to succeed in many other pursuites in his life. It's this same drive and determination, that he applies to his music.He has an extensive background in Gospel music playing for many area singers, writing Gospel songs, and playing for churches in the area where he lives. Over the years he has been honing and developing his talent to expand into Jazz, R&B, Soul and Blues categories. He sings and plays to life situations which is what gives his music it's soul and sounds of realness. His keyboard is how he interpret life and how he feels in his heart.
Michael has been playing some type of instrument since the age of 2 when grit boxes were his only source of sound.Michael is from Barberton, Ohio and currently resides in Akron, Ohio. It's well known that Ohio has produced many great artist and musical industry players. Akron, sits right in the heart of " rust belt" musicians. He has released two CDs without the aid or backing of major studios.The first being, Baby Baby Baby and the second , his current offering, Thats Alright. The Baby Baby Baby CD has had the pleasure of placing some of it's songs in the number position of the Akron/ Cleveland area charts for Reverb Nation. The new CD, Thats Alright is making a slow but steady rise up the same charts and is currently number 2 in the Blues, Jazz & Soul categories in the Akron area, of the same charts while increasing his fan base tremedously. Michael Egleton, Different, Soulful, Innovative, with an old soul sound is eager to experience the next level of success and make his mark on the music playing field.
Number of Dates
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