African American, Rich, Deep Bass/Tenor range,
John is a top African American voice talent in Los Angeles CA who has a home recording studio built for promptness for projects. He's done several commercials, industrials, radio spots, trailers, narrations, on-camera television, commercials, film, and hosting; PSA's, Animated Cartoons, Hip Hop Demos, Public Speaking Dialects include: So. African, Jamaican, Midwest/Chicago, Irish, Cockney, and Standard American.
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
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
• SAG-AFTRA (US)
My Recording and Delivery Capabilities
• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project
My Home Base
, California, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
English- North American, Standard American, Cockney, Irish, Islander (Jamaican), South African, South Chicago.
My Voice Experience
John's professional career started in 1987 out of Chicago, through Minneapolis, MN and has currently "taken off" in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to several commercials (Recent Jobs include: Ghost Recon 4, Golden Eye: Rouge Agent, Saints Row II, Contender,Hannah Montana, Resident Evil:Extinction, War of the Oaks, Malcolm In the Middle, ER, CSI New York, Harley Davidson, Best Buy, and McDonald's.)
John's voice, stage and film training started in Chicago at Mt. Carmel High. He then went on to earn a B.A. in Speech, English, and Theater at the University of Minnesota in 1992. In 1995, John received his MFA degree in Theater at the same University (Due to the program's close relation to the Guthrie Theater). During this time, a career in voiceover jobs, commercials, hosting, stage, and film began to blossom. 1996 brought John to Los Angeles, and establishing a career of longevity in Hollywood is his main focus.
My Studio Equipment
In Home basic studio set up, able to record & edit all projects in-house. DigiDesign M-Box equipment & Set-up, Garage Band/Pro Tools, top of the line Multi-pattern Samson Condenser Mic.
John sings, (bass/tenor) and has a repertoire of accents, cartoon voices, and dialects. He play's piano by ear, and enjoys just about any sport there is, having played football on scholarship at the University of Minnesota.
Payment Methods Accepted
Online Payments Via PayPal
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