CALVIN BROOKS. is a versatile polished guitarist, vocalist, and entertainer.
Brooks displays a distinctive sound and style of performing music which always warms the hearts and souls of his audience. Playing since the age of four, he introduced himself to music by creating an instrument with an old cigar box and rubber bands. Now, as they say, the rest is history.
Growing up in Detroit, Calvin was exposed to many styles of music; jazz, Motown, gospel, blues, funk, R&B and more.
As a Detroit premier master guitarist, he was influenced by the late Grant Green, Wes Montgomery and of course George Benson and his favorite vocalist was Nat King Cole.
Calvin has had many recordings including a huge hit: “My Favorite Thing” featuring Hari Paris in 1991. In addition to:
A Smooth Flight, 1989
C Breeze, 1994
Rose My Dear, 1997
An Evening In Las Vegas, 2000
What a Wonderful World, 2007
Calvin also performed with his all-time favorite female vocalist, legendary Aretha Franklin, before President Bill Clinton at New York’s Carnegie Hall.
Brooks has split his time between Las Vegas and Detroit since 1999.