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CLOSE TO YOU Carpenters Tribute Band

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The popular singing duo of the 1970’s and early 80’s focused on mid-tempo pop and ballads with Karen Carpenter’s unique and expressive alto voice on lead vocals. Both Karen and Richard Carpenter contributed background voices which were overdubbed to create densely layered harmonies; an integral part of their signature sound.

Michelle Whited performs a stunning presentation of reproducing Karen’s unique voice along with Don Stamey on piano. The entire live band consists of skilled musicians who perform flawlessly, assisted by only pre-recorded background harmonies.

Close To You gives you a memorable performance that will keep your audience engaged as you revisit the remarkable music interlude from an era to be cherished for a lifetime.

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Michelle Whited established her passion to sing. During high school, she led her first band through statewide productions and achieved awards for various vocal performances. She obtained a scholarship at a private university, having composed a ballad she also sang. Ongoing publicity brought her contracts with regional bands, selected jazz ensembles, and solo appearances throughout the west. Michelle Whited was solicited for the U.S. Air Force Orchestra as a lead vocalist.

Michelle has performed for professional sport teams, including the prior SuperSonics, Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trailblazers, and LA Laker pre-game events. Many of these events were attended by notable celebrities. She has recorded in L. A. and Chicago, and currently, given her genre diversity, maintains an active schedule as a freelance singer in the region. Michelle was introduced to a Carpenters’ recording, which in part influenced her to perform a specific song, “Bless the Beasts & the Children,” enhancing support for Child Protective Services and the Humane Society. Her rendition was received with a standing ovation.

Throughout the years Don Stamey has played for vocal groups, gospel quartets, and parties. He has performed with the the Denny Russell Band, a country/rock group. He has played several instruments, but the piano has been his passion. Other musical interests include arranging and orchestration, which began from hearing the arrangements of Richard Carpenter. Don has been a fan of the Carpenter’s music since he first heard them in the early 1970s. Stamey is originally from Southern California and grew up in Downey, where the Carpenters lived for years.

Close to You performs

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  • We’ve Only Just Begun
  • Yesterday Once More
  • Superstar
  • For All We Know
  • Calling Occupants
  • Rainy Days and Mondays
  • Ticket to Ride
  • Let Me Be The One
  • Kind of Hush
  • Only Yesterday
  • It’s Going to Take Some Time
  • I’ll Never Fall in Love Again
  • Hurting Each Other
  • Please Mr. Postman
  • Sweet Sweet Smile
  • Top of the World
  • Goodbye to Love
  • This Masquerade
  • Won’t Last A Day Without You
  • Solitaire
  • Sing
  • Jambalaya

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