Solo Guitarist & Soulful Singer using a looper performs Old school Reggae Rocksteady Soulful sounding Soul RnB Rap Funk Jazz Studio One type Specialist Singer/Musician Carlton Hunter who has performed with the Northern Soul band Jimmy James and the Vagabonds in 1989, a song he wrote in 1980' as a teenager You Know Why on Union Records is creating a Buzz at the moment. Listen on and you'll find Carlton Sings short taster's live versions of Jamaican Studio One type Classic's like:
1. Dennis Browns ‘Cheater ‘style in Studio One,
2. Marvin Gaye's ‘Let’s get it on’ in the original style,
3. Brook Benton's ‘Endlessly’ in 90's Reggae style,
4.Dennis Browns ’Rain from the sky’ style in Studio One,
5.Cool and the Gang's ‘Too Hot’ in RnB Hip Hop Style,
6. KC White's ‘Anywhere But Nowhere’ originally styled
7. Heatwave’s ‘Always and forever’ originally styled,
8. Chosen Few’s ‘Don't Break your Promise’ originally styled,
9. ‘Tell Me Baby’ Unknown Studio one styled,
10. Bob Marley’s ‘Waiting in Vain’ originally styled.
11. Al Green’s ‘Let's Stay together’ Funky RnB styled.
The songs that Carlton Performs live in any venue should sound this quality or better
all Music was created performed and produced
By Carlton Hunter for CBH Music
Sally Discipline• Aug. 30, 2020
Carlton helped make my sisters birthday party the best ever, thank you so much
lisa parkin• July 26, 2020
Fantastic performance, undampened by the weather. Charlton sang a varied number of songs, made our mother's birthday celebration that much more special. Would definitely recommend Charlton for any events with his warm, professional and welcoming personality adding to the occasion. Thank you so much Charlton
Julia• Dec. 20, 2018
"I loved your gig in La Iguana, you've got a great voice mate. Hope you come back soon.
Uda diehl• Nov. 10, 2018
"I always loved your voice and the way you are singing ' it goes under my skin ' - Looking forward to hearing you in Barcelona - love Uda
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
Jamaican Reggae, Soul Jazz Specialist with a focus of rocksteady or 60's & 70's Reggae studio one style with the great like Bob Marley, Dennis brown, Alton Ellis, etc.
What are the highlights of your career?
Solo Guitarist and Singer who has performed all over England Scotland and wales with Jimmy James and the Vagabones in 1990 to 91 and has also perform with Jazz funk bands Reggae Bands as well as with a Pop Duo and also a solo singer all over the South east of England
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
I am a multi musician who plays or performs and records my own backing tracks to sound as authentic as possible with my many years of experience and my knowledge of the Music I can give a good Idea of what it might have been like to see the original artist performed as I have.
Who are your previous clients?
I recently performed in barcelona at the bar Iguana, also in luton and north london.
How long do you play for?
One Set is 45 minutes with 10-15 minutes break so about 1 hour
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
if required I can supply a pa for small gigs
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
How much space do you require?
Approximately 3 square Metre's
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Possibly if I know it and it's within my Genre limit
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
There is no breaks for one Set unless require which will be 15 minutes half time if require more than one set there will be a half hour break in between
ABRAHAM MARTIN AND JOHN MARVIN GAY (REGGAE)
ANYWHERE BUT NOWHERE HIGH KC WHITE/GENE CHANDLER & BARBARA ACKLIN. (REGGAE)
ME AND YOU CARLTON AND THE SHOES. (REGGAE)
CHEATER DENNIS BROWN(REGGAE)
ENDLESLY BROOK BENTON(REGGAE)
DON'T BREAK YOUR PROMISE LOW THE CHOSEN FEW/THE DELFONIC(REGGAE)
TELL ME BABY UNKNOWN(REGGAE)
THREE LITTLE BIRDS BOB MARLEY(REGGAE)
SHE DON’T LET NOBODY Chaka Demus & Pliers(REGGAE)
BUMPER DUB LAWRENCE, LARRY(REGGAE)
EVERYTHING I OWN KEN BOOTHE(REGGAE)
NATRUAL MISTIC BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS(REGGAE)
LONELY LOVER SLIM SMITH(REGGAE)
ALWAYS AND FOREVER HEATWAVE (SOUL/RNB)
ALWAYS ON MY MIND CARLTON HUNTER (SOUL/RNB)
I FEEL GOOD / I GOT YOU JAMES BROWN (SOUL/RNB)
KEEP ON RUNNING SPENCER DAVIS GROUP (SOUL/RNB)
LET'S GET IT ON MARVIN GAY (SOUL/RNB)
DOCK OF THE BAY OTIS REDDING (SOUL/RNB)
STAND BY ME BEN E KING (SOUL/RNB)
THAT'S MY HOME PAUL YOUNG (SOUL/RNB)
BURNIG FLAME CARLTON HUNTER (SOUL/RNB)
FIGHTING TO THE TOP KENNY BURK (SOUL/RNB)
TOO HOT COOL AND THE GANG (SOUL/RNB)
WAIT IN VAIN BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS(REGGAE)
THINKING ABOUT YOU KENNY THOMAS (SOUL/RNB)
LET'S STAY TOGETHER AL GREEN (SOUL/RNB)
UNDYING LOVE E WILSON(REGGAE)
RAIN FROM THE SKY DENNIS BROWN(REGGAE)
ANYWHERE BUT NOWHERE LOW GENE CHANDLER & BARBARA ACKLIN(REGGAE)
DON'T BREAK YOUR PROMIS HIGH THE CHOSEN FEW/THE DELFONIC(REGGAE)
YOU DON'T NEED ME/ NOT ANY MORE THE MELODIANS
HAPPY GO LUCKY GIRL PARAGONS(REGGAE)
GO FIND YOUSELF A FOOL THE TECHNIQUES(REGGAE)
3.0 CLOCK ROAD BLOCK BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS(REGGAE)
YOU DON'T CARE FOR ME AT ALL THE TECHNIQUES(REGGAE)
MY GIRL THE TECHNIQUES(REGGAE)
HERE I AM BABY AL GREEN/AL BROWN(REGGAE)
54-46 TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS(REGGAE)
TOUGHER THAN TOUGH (RUDY IN COURT) DERRICK MORGAN(REGGAE)
NO WOMAN NO CRY BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS(REGGAE)
NO NO NO YOU DON'T LOVE ME DAWN PENN(REGGAE)
STICK BY ME PARAGONS(REGGAE)
THE ISRALITES DESMOND DEKKER(REGGAE)
JAVA AGUSTUS PABLO(REGGAE)
NATURE BOY NAT KING COLE (JAZZ)
QUIZAS NAT KING COLE (JAZZ)
SUMMERTIME (JAZZ) STANDARD
UNFORGETABLE (JAZZ) STADARD
STAND BY ME BEN E KING (SOUL/RNB)
MIDNIGHT HOUR WILSON PICKET
STOP THIS FUSSING AND FIGHTING CULTURER(REGGAE)
BABY DON'T DO IT DENNIS BROWN(REGGAE)
I HOPE YOU GET TO LOVE IN TIME DENNIS BROWN(REGGAE)
GIVE ME YOUR LOVE ALTON ELLIS(REGGAE)
PRETTY LOOK'S ISN'T ALL THE HEPTONES
WHAT KIND OF WORLD THE CABLES(REGGAE)
LOVE IS OVERDUE GREGORY ISSACS(REGGAE)
MOVING AWAY KEN BOOTHE(REGGAE)
THIS MASCUERADE GEORGE BENSON (JAZZ)
MELODY MAKER ROY AYERS (JAZZ)
GOOD CONVERSATION SLIM SMITH(REGGAE)
AINT THAT LOVING YOU DENNIS BROWN(REGGAE)