Rick Davis

Commercial/Characters/Accents; Warm, Funny, Real

Voice Description

Warm, fun and enthusiastic. Youthful, friendly and approachable as the 'guy next door' for commercials and narration; With a background as a musician I can offer some original style singing of rock, pop, soul, funk and blues if needed.

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
• Videogames
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Songs

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 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

, Illinois, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Possess accents ranging from U.S. country southern and urban hip-hop to British lady and Latino American to South-side Chicago and many more of my own creation.

My Voice Experience

Give me a shot and I'll help make your production as special as I possibly can. I've been directing voice and acting talent for TV and radio for over 20 years as an advertising copywriter in Chicago.

Voice Over Experience

• Vocal Performance - :30 radio jingle for Glenn Oaks Hospital - (also wrote the music and lyrics for the jingle) - 2003

• Vocal Performance - Performed in studio as singer for a Blues Brother-style recording for a Pfizer Animal Health international new product launch seminar - (also wrote the lyrics for the song) - 2008

• Announcer - :60 animatic introducing a new pharmaceutical drug - 2009

• Announcer - :30 and :60 radio for 1st Guard Insurance (pitch) - 2009

• Character - :60 radio (2 spots) for Causley Pontiac GMC - 2009

My Training

Education & Background

-BA Communications - Northern Illinois University - 1988
-Glenn F. Haines - Collaborative Coaching class (for Voice Over) - Sept. 2009
-Pat Fraley - 56 Slick Tricks for Voice Over - Educational - Ongoing

References

• John Manella - Engineer/Owner - ID Music (Chicago) - 312-587-0133
• Bob Benson - Head Engineer - Cerny American (Chicago) - 312-222-1886
• Ritch Wedeking - Producer/Owner - Twitch Films (Chicago) - 773-929-3629
• Dave Leffel - Engineer - BAM! Studios (Chicago) - 312-255-8862

My Studio Equipment

At home: Running a Pro Tools Mbox on my Mac Mini through a 16-channel Mackie mixing board using an AKG 414 mic. I can deliver mixed and mastered AIF or mp3 files via email or server upload.

At local Downtown Chicago Studio: Full ISDN and phone patch capabilities for professionally engineered session-quality final production recordings.

Additional Skills

• A professional in all facets of doing a job well.

• Worked as an advertising copywriter for 20+ years.

• Own a home studio where I’ve been singing and writing songs as a musician (drummer, bass player, guitarist, singer) for 30+ years.

• Performed at Beat Kitchen, Elbo Room, Morseland Cafe, The Dome Room, Chicago Street Festivals, etc., as bass player and/or lead singer/guitarist in bands. a lot of practice projecting and controlling my voice.


Payment Methods Accepted

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

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