I'm Gonna Make You Love Me (Gamble/Ross)
Betcha By Golly, Wow (Bell/Creed)
The Look Of Love (Bacharach)
Adam And Eve (Tookes Original)
LifeGuard (Tookes Original)
Back To The Garden (Tookes Original)
Cross The Line (Tookes Original)
Four Little Roses (Tookes Original)
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Darryl performs solo in cabaret or supper clubs, accompanied by himself or Joseph Joubert. With his ensemble, Darryl is available for concerts, chamber and jazz festivals, as well as special events.
also excels as a guest artist performing with a symphony, and, depending
upon the songs and arrangements chosen, accompanied by Mr. Joubert.
Darryl worked on Sting’s
Grammy-Award-winning “Brand New Day” and performed with
its Europe 2000 tour. He also has the distinction of singing on both
Grammy-Award-winning “West Side Story” albums, one, the last
produced by Leonard Bernstein; the other produced by Dave Grusin. Darryl
was the pianist and musical director for “In Performance at the
White House–The Singer and the Song,” a PBS Special. His
voice is a favorite
Street” fans. He recorded the sacred gospel epic “Revelation”
with Judith Jameson for the Alvin Ailey Dance Company. Darryl has sung
in Spanish with Mexico’s legendary Juan Gabriel, in French with
superstar Patricia Kaas, and in Japanese with jazz great Katsumi Horii.
He has also worked with Elton John, Aretha Franklin,
Ray Charles, Michael Jackson, Barry Manilow, Quincy Jones, Diana Ross,
Roberta Flack, Christina Aquilera, Natalie Cole, Peter, Paul & Mary,
George Benson, Burt Bacharach, Luther Vandross, Toninho Horta, Lionel
Ritchie, and Maya Angelou, among others.
New England Morning, the song, tells of a man stepping into a dream and how, slipping back out, his view of the “real world” may be changed forever. That’s also the experience of listening to the unique music of Darryl Tookes. You’re happily coaxed into a romantic vision, yes, but one that’s grounded in complete honesty. And when the music is over, you may find your own vision of the world has been gently set right.
Call 800.863.8885 or So Fl local 561.483.4888 today!