Crooner Takes Huge Risk With Traditional Christmas Carols

Professional voice over actor and crooner, Justin Young, will soon release his second album, Solo Noel, where he performs traditional Christmas Hymns...completely a cappella, or no music at all.
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Dec. 23, 2008 - PRLog -- A cappella groups are common, but soloists rarely venture into singing “in the raw,” at least not for any extended period of time or without digital enhancing.  The risk, he hopes, will pay off, since he is doing it to raise money for one of the longest running family theatre companies in the U.S.  

Ten dollars from each sale of the album from will go to the Capital Fund for the Hurrah Players, Inc, which will be used to purchase the historic Chamber of Commerce building in Norfolk, VA, which will serve as a home for the 25 year old non-profit company.

“For a vocalist,” Justin says, “singing without music is like standing naked on a street corner.  You put yourself out there, vulnerable and just hope all the work you've put in over the years pays off and people like what they see – or in this case, 'hear.'  

“I'm taking a big risk; doing something that has never been done before,” Justin continues.  “This was not an easy project.  Not only am I trying to get it released before Christmas, but I never realized how difficult Christmas Carols are to sing without the music guiding me along.  But it's for a good cause and I'm happy with how it turned out.  It's like having me right there, singing to you in your own home… but not in a creepy qfxwm way,” he jokes.

Justin's experience in television and radio, along with his sense of humor, will provide you with a great interview for print or broadcast, giving your audience information that will keep their interest while making them feel good at the same time.  Solo Noel will be available for immediate download December 24th at as well as the CD's themselves.  The album will also be available on iTunes, AmazonMP3 and other sites within the next few months.

Bio and Q & A sheet available upon request.

Contact Justin now to secure your interview while he still has time available.

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About Justin Young: Justin Young resides in VA with his wife and two children. Ten years since his debut album, Just For Me (available on iTunes, AmazonMP3, Rhapsody, etc. March 1, 2009), Justin has lent his voice professionally to national and multinational corporations such as ESPN/ABC/Disney, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Toyota and more as well as local and regional businesses, organizations and government agencies. As a perofrmer, motivational and keynote speaker, he has developed a public speaking style rarely achieved by speakers today and has been effective in inspiring many young people and adults.

For more information, or to book Justin for your next conference or event, email him directly at
Tags:Music, Non-profit, Christmas, Christmas Music
Industry:Music, Non-profit, Entertainment
Location:Virginia Beach - Virginia - United States
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