20 years professional experience as a Singer/Songwriter. A stand alone artist committed to being able to adapt to a variety of styles.I was trained by Sharleen Linton, one of the UK's most in demand session vocalists and coaches.I have provided my expertise to international chart topping acts, Ivor Novello award winning artists and X Factor Winner!
If you are looking for professional radio ready quality work, you got it!
Vocals and Songs for:
TV/ Film / Movies/ Trailers/ Adverts / Jingles / voiceovers / Podcasts and digital download.
Country (in either British / OR U.S accent)
New wave (70's 80's)
House (All types)
Classical Love Songs
I clean, comp and tune all vocals.
I can provide a FREE reference mix down of my choice with my vocals in your track using world class plug-ins from Universal Audio, Soundtoys, Fabfilter and Waves.
As well as a singer, I am also a songwriter and vocal producer who fully understands the creative process and can make your tracks shine! - I use the industry standard Neumann U87 mic and Neve 1087 /Avalon/Pre's into an Apollo Quad Mk2 for pristine clear recordings every time.
- Vocals (Lead, or Lead and BV)
- Top Line melody writing
- Vocal Tuning and comping
I love to hear the passion and ideas others have. To achieve the end result of creativity can feel magical. We are blessed to be able to feel and be moved by music.
I love what i do.
I look forward to working with you!
Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.
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20 Reviews - 3 Repeat ClientsEndorse Howard Dee
Fantastic voice, excellent recordings. Cut right through the mix. Howard was able to sing the main vocal with character and do backing vocals with sophisticated harmonies on his own, with no problems.
Wonderful singer. Howard worked closely with us to get every detail right and in the end we're very satisfied with his work.
It was a real pleasure to work with Howard. His personal engagement and creative mind made the project to a real happiness. He is reliable, kind and more than professional. Thank you so much Howard!
Super good vocals and a terrific guy! Fast input and delivery. Would recommend him!
Howard did a great job of matching the tone of the song with his vocals. I wouldn't hesitate to use Howard on a song & I'm sure I'll be coming back for more work!
Howard Dee ... really a super talent singer ... thanks your heart of singing on my New Christmas Song 👍👍
Howard is a pro, very easy to communicate with. He delivered high quality vocals, on time, for a tight deadline.
His amazing deep tone was exactly what I needed for this project.
Howard is one of the most amazing jazz-pop Vocalist. A unique experience to collaborate with an artist of his level. His amazing sense of melody, unique timbre, expressive and theatrical, he is able to grasp the feeling of your tune in the first take. Impressive engineering on recording and editing.You receive top notch edited files that are ready for mixing.He will resonate your track and will give it the soul that you was searching for. He is a professional that you are pleased to work with.
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It was great working with Howard. Excellent vocals, production, and communicaton. Thank you!
It was great working with Howard, I had never used SoundBetter before so was apprehensive about the process but Howard put my mind at ease. After 24 hours I had a sample of the direction Howard was taking my music in. He understood the brief and connected with the music to portray the feeling I wanted. I would definitely work with Howard again.
“Howard turned my backing track into an amazing full ‘hit’ song. His vocals are simply astonishing, and songwriting skills sublime. I will absolutely be sending more music to Howard to work his magic on. Couldn’t recommend any higher! “
He has an amazing voice..Such a nice guy as well.
Great vocalist and very easy to communicate with, will definitely work with Howard again and recommend him if you need a session vocalist!
Working with Howard was spectacular...he works fast and communicates very clearly. I am definitely going to hire him in the future again.
Howard is a very competent musician and was able to easily follow my instructions and requests. He really took on my project as his own and put in little extras to make my track sound just right. Howard has a big vocal range and is capable of imitating different vocal styles. His recordings sound very powerful and professional. I would highly recommend working with him.
Howard has a wonderful voice, is a talented musician and did an amazing job singing my 50s style Christmas song. He was very communicative and dedicated and the final product was even better than I had ever imagined. I would highly recommend working with Howard :)
Howard is an impressive singer and sent me recordings of great quality.
Very classy and warm voice, I knew since the beginning that he would be the perfect match for the song we've been working on and I was right. Thank you so much for the amazing work Howard!
It was great working with Howard, he understood exactly what I wanted and took it to another level, highly recommended
It was a real pleasure working with Howard, a true professional, punctual and always available. I hope to do other work with him
Howard is amazing guy. very punctual and kind, not to mention his classy voice.
Even though my English was not good enough, we finished our project well with his kindness.
I was so happy and got motivated by him.
Interview with Howard Dee
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, Jazz, EDM, Country, Movie and TV soundtracks/jingles/voiceovers, rat-pack, singer songwriter, acoustic, Indie, New Wave, soul, house, trance.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill is that I'm not just a singer - i'm a well-rounded musician, songwriter , producer and voice impersonator who can help shape a vocal to almost any particularly style you are looking for. I play piano, guitar and use DAW's, mix and produce giving me an advantage over others resulting in me achieving the vision you are looking for!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a professional studio in South West London which contains a Neumann U87 Mic and professionally treated vocal booth. I use a Taylor Acoustic Guitar, Universal Audio Apollo Interface, Focal Shape 65 Speakers, Maschine MK3 and a tonne of world class plugins from UAD, to Fabfilter and Soundtoys!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Providing world class pristine quality vocals (Lead and/or Backing), Songwriting services, Piano recordings.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: We will work together until the job is done, and in line with the vision!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I absolutely love working with other creative people and musicians. Its fascinating to see a project develop, and being part of that is hugely rewarding.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I like to get a full understanding as to what my client is looking to achieve, then work closely together with regular communication and feedback until my client is happy.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I have eclectic musical taste. I am a huge fan of Rat Pack, Swing and Big band Crooners such as Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, etc. As well as pop artists of today, such as Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, John Legend etc. and Legends, such as Stevie Wonder!