"Age does not matter for he appeals to all from 17 to
senility. He's a joy! He is classic! He is a must!" Evening
News - Edinburgh Festival
Back at The Crazy Coqs for his second one-nighter, Earl Okin, Musical Genius & Sex Symbol, is one of the world's finest Jazz and Bossa Nova vocalists, subtly self-accompanied on guitar or piano as is most appropriate. His legendary vocal trumpet solos are equally renowned. Last but not least, Earl is also one of the most highly regarded songwriters active today.
Together with his witty inbetween song banter (he also works as a headline comedian), the resultant cabaret is totally unique and unmissable.
Apart from songs by Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington and Antonio Carlos Jobim, Earl will also play some of his own compositions and the odd surprise!
"You are quite a genius, you are - you have managed to find a niche in Cabaret I have never seen nor heard before - you are simply brilliant." Buddy Bregman - legendary producer/arranger of the Ella Fitzgerald 'Songbook' series, who has worked with just about everybody, from Sammy Davis Jr. to Bing Crosby.
"Multi-talented musical supremo." Time Out