MP3 Will Wheaton - Old School Soul
Sensually soulful R&B
11 MP3 Songs
URBAN/R&B: Soul, POP: Today''s Top 40
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 31, 2005 will mark the release date of Will Wheaton''s brand new CD entitled "Old School Soul". Will Wheaton has one of those rare soulful voices that will envelope you as you listen to the songs of his soulful CD. With the resurgence or re-birth of soul music, you couldn''t find anyone more capable than Will Wheaton to "bring it on". "Old School Soul" will become an addiction. You won''t be able to put it down. From beginning to end, "Old School Soul" will take you back AND make you go forward to the dance floor and form a Soul Train line. The self-titled track "Old School Soul" was released on May 6, 2005 in AMC Theaters in Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago and New York as part of a promotion and marketing campaign.
Will has written for Tevin Campbell, Will Downing, Earth Wind And Fire, Iyanla Vanzant (inspirational CD featuring Terry Bradford), and the lengendary soul group, The Manhattans. Will also wrote the title track for the debut album of Superstar Anastacia "Not That Kind", which has sold millions worldwide.
Will studied with Furman Fordham, whose students included the incomparable Lena Horne. He quickly earned a reputation as an accomplished background vocalist by working with a stellar lineup of talent including Natalie Cole, Coolio, Celine Dion, Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Montel Jordan, Kenny Loggins, Diana Ross, Barbara Streisand, and Stevie Wonder.
In 1992, Will emerged victoriously in Dick Clark''s talent competition USA Music Challenge. Upon hearing will sing Dick Clark said, Will Wheaton has a signature voice that puts you in the mood for romance. In 1995, he was selected by producer David Foster to be a part of a new vocal group, "Next Millennium". After recording with Will David Foster said, a beautiful man wth a beautiful voice. I hope the whole worlds gets to hear my friend Will Wheaton. Will''s voice has been heard across the world on commercial jingles for American Express, Dr. Pepper, The Gap,Master Card, McDonald''s and Sprite . In 1999 he released his first-solo project, "Consenting Adultz" a 12-song CD. In 2000 BET (Black Entertainment Television) chose 3 songs from his "Consenting Adultz" CD for their movie of the week "Midnight Blue". Recently, the television show "Felicity" used two songs from that CD as well in their syndication update. Will was also a featured singer in Ben Stiller''s, "Mystery Men" and sang bass on the score of the mini-series, "The Temptations". Will has toured and recorded with Rod Stewart and Japanese superstar, Namie Amuro.
The Mississippi-born and Los Angeles-raised Will Wheaton is the son of gospel vocalist, Juanita Wheaton. His mother would sing gospel songs to him at the early age of three. He would then recite the melodies back to her with amazing clarity and quality. It was while Will was singing in the church choir, that he discovered his voice could stir the emotions of others. Will adamantly maintains his family and friends are most important to him, and these close knit relationships help keep him grounded.
Although Will is known mostly for his work with other artists, nothing compares to his own live shows. Stay tuned to his website https://www.tradebit.com to find out where he''s appearing next.
Blessed with such a sensual baritone bass voice, Will is an extraordinarily refreshing singer. He has been compared to Luther Vandross, Will Downing and the late Barry White of which he says "it is an honor to be compared to this trio of great performers". The multi-talented Will Wheaton has finally come into his own. He is relentless in his desire to continue on his musical path. Will says, "David Foster taught me that good enough would not do, and for that I will be eternally grateful". Will has learned from some of the best and has made a genuine impression on many. So pick up a copy of "Old School Soul" and let him impress you!
"Old School Soul" will be available online @ https://www.tradebit.com, https://www.tradebit.com and in stores on May 31, 2005.
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