"Music makes me feel like I have a purpose. It's in my spirit, it's in my soul."
A born performer since the age of seven, Calvin has gained recognition as an influential vocalist throughout the East Coast and Midwest: Alabama, Georgia, Washington, DC, New York, and Michigan. Calvin moved to Atlanta, Georgia 2003 to pursue his undying love for music. Since his arrival, he has performed at many venues.
In May 2005, Calvin was invited to perform during the two-day Annual
Sweet Auburn Festival in Atlanta, Ga. He has opened for Def Jam recording artist Montell Jordan in Washington, DC, performed at the Fleetwood Mac club in Baltimore, Maryland, and has opened for Verity gospel artist Virtue in
In March 2006, he graced the stage as the opening act for CeCe
Penniston in Atlanta,Ga. Giving an awe-inspiring performance, he
was selected as a finalist out of 500 contestants in the V-103 Pepsi
Smash Showcase hosted by Tosha Love. He was awarded 3rd place in the
contest, earning generous acclaim from the contest judges, he was told,
"Calvin you have the voice that will transcend any genre.?
Some other performances include The Atrium in Atlanta, Ga., Georgia
World Congress Center La femme Productions ?Get Your Shine on?, Cobb
Galleria?s The Best of Georgia, Crowe?s Nest in Atlanta, Ga, Apache Cafe,
Justin?s Showcase for Patchwerk / Sho? Nuff records. Just recently he was given the honor to appear in his hometown with Avant and Ginuwine at
Tuskegee University Homecoming 2006. Performed with Sammie in Columbus, Ga. fall concert.
Calvin has diligently learned how to train his ear for pitch recognition, singing, and mastering intricate harmony arrangements. His musical influences include legends such as: Luther Vandross, Nat "King" Cole, Cole Porter, Donny Hathaway, Johnny Mathis, Aretha Franklin, Prince, Stevie Wonder, and Rachelle Ferrell, all of whom have had tremendous impact on his unique vocal styling, lyrical prowess, and eclectic approach to music.
Calvin not only contributes to the world through song, but is also a published poet, choreographer, and dancer.
For Bookings contact:
NIVLAC Production Company
Office: (678) 656-8542
E-mail: nivlacproductioncompany@gmail. com