M. Bruce Abbott

Warm, Friendly, Conversational, Guy Next Door

Voice Description

M. Bruce Abbott
+1 (713) 818-7447
info@mbruceabbott.com

Bruce is the friendly, conversational, guy next door voice for some of the biggest brands in the world.


Represented by several talent agencies, Bruce can be heard on thousands of projects, including radio and television commercials, explainer videos, training videos, narration, e-learning projects, industrials, IVR / telephony /on-hold messages, web videos, educational videos, promos, station imaging, medical narration, CBT, documentaries, techincal videos, scientific videos, promos, trailers, and more.


Over the years, Bruce's voice has been described as warm, friendly, conversational, genuine, smart, professional, believable, sincere, guy next door, knowledgeable, authoritative, relatable, and informative. Whether you need a smooth, calming, thoughtful corporate narrator, an upbeat, funny, storyteller, or a confident, sophisticated, educational sound, Bruce has the experience. Hard sell? soft sell? No sell? He's got you covered. Bruce's voice print covers the area of young adult male to middle adult male, from age 20's, 30's, 40's, and 50's (the 25-54 demo).

Bruce's credits include:
HP, Verizon, Philips, United Airlines, AIG, Nickelodeon, Chevron, Google, Schlumberger, Sysco Corporation, ConocoPhillips, Halliburton, Lowe's Home Improvement, James Coney Island, SealedAir, The University of South Carolina, BHP Billiton, Citrix, The University of Houston, LasikPLUS, TRUE Organics, USG Global, Waste Management, The Houston Symphony, Centerpoint Energy, The Toledo Symphony, HESS, Carbo, The Syracuse Symphony, Walk In The Word, The Greater Houston Partnership ...and hundreds more.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect in my studio
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Texas, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

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My Voice Experience

For the past twenty years, Bruce has provided voiceovers and narration for some of the biggest brands in the world. Working full-time from his state-of-the-art digital studio in Houston, Texas.

My Training

Over twenty years in media, voiceovers, sound design and audio production

Numerous ADDY awards, Silver Microphone AWARDS and others.

BBA Degree in Organizational Behavior and Mgmt - 1994 - The University of Houston

MA Degree in Advertising - 2004 - The University of Texas at Austin

My Studio Equipment

Studio Equipment:
Primary studios feature Steinberg Nuendo post-production software, Digidesign ProTools production software, Sennheiser 416 (main mic), vintage 1970’s Neumann U87 microphones, vintage 1970’s AKG C-414 microphones, various high end mic preamps (API, WunderAudio, Neve, Trident, Focusrite, and others), UAD powered plug-ins, JK Audio digital phone hybrid and more.


Delivery Capabilities:
Audio files can be delivered via email or FTP. Phone patch, ISDN, Skype and Source Connect capabilities available.

Additional Skills

Additional skills:
Musician, music producer, sound designer, audio engineer.

Business philosophy:
Trust is key. Many voice talents are talented narrators, but terrible at business. Bruce is more like a business partner, than a vendor. He takes pride in his reliability and timely delivery. Audio usually can be delivered the same day. He understands deadlines. He understands budgets. He understands the pressures that agency personnel and business marketing executives are put under. He has been on the client side. He has been on the agency side. Bruce has a very accommodating and willing attitude to hear what you desire and deliver it quickly. Flexibility, reliability and professionalism are Bruce's biggest strengths as a business owner and a voice talent.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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Demos
Commercial Demo - M. Bruce Abbott

Narration / E-Learning Demo - M. Bruce Abbott

Automotive Demo - M. Bruce Abbott

Compassionate Narration

Thoughtful Narration

Sincere Narration

Explainer Video Demo - M. Bruce Abbott