Come experience some of the most stellar voices of our time on one stage. Will Downing’s Soulful Sounds of Christmas featuring Avery Sunshine will bring the spirit of the holiday season to City National Grove of Anaheim on December 3. This will be a night of singing in its purest form, no auto tune and no lip-synching. All the hits “For You,” “Love Me Back,” “Wishing On A Star,” and “Nothing Has Ever Felt Like This” by the original artists.
With a career that spans over 27 years and 18 albums, Will Downing is one of the most versatile and loved voices of our time. His repertoire consists of signature interpretations of R&B classics like “I Go Crazy,” “Wishing On A Star” and “I Try,” with original hits “A Million Ways,” “Sorry I” and the show-stopping duet with Rachelle Ferrell, “Nothing Has Ever Felt Like This.” His distinctive baritone voice has resonated in the hearts of women world-wide and carved a unique niche in the music marketplace.
After all of this time, there’s been no slowing down for Will Downing in the year 2015 with the release of his latest studio album, Chocolate Drops. Teaming again with keyboardist Chris “Big Dog” Davis as his main production and writing collaborator, Downing assembles another dazzling collection of originals coupled with some daring and captivating R&B classic interpretations. Female fans will easily embrace the “genie in a bottle/your wish is my command” vibe of the lead single, “I Can Never Say No To You,” with Will confessing a love so deep that no request will be left unsatisfied. Male fans will be sent a subtle message to step up their romance game! The album’s interpretations are absolutely fearless to say the least. If tackling an iconic Teddy Pendergrass hit caught your attention on the last release, brace yourself to hear Will giving the grown-man treatment to Whitney Houston’s “Saving All My Love For You” and Bobby Taylor and The Vancouver’s “Does Your Momma Know About Me.” Beautifully shaped and crafted by Will Downing’s multi-textured vocal instrument, Chocolate Drops is sure to be a tasty treat for every lover of smooth heartfelt soul.