Andrew DeLong

Dominent Jazz Vocalist/Crooner

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51 Reviews (49 Verified)
Andrew DeLong on SoundBetter

Sinatra and Buble' are my sound. I'm a Berklee Grad who's worked with Grammy nominated and Oscar winning composers. I've had the privilege of singing on Adam Lambert's debut Platinum selling album and was humbled by getting to sing in the same studio as Frank Sinatra at Capitol Records Studio A. I track all of my vocals in my London based studio.

If you're looking for a Buble/Sinatra sound, you've found it. Andrew provides top-level vocals from his London based recording studio. His studio is equipped with multiple microphones including a ribbon mic - for that classic, buttery crooner sound, API preamps, Apogee converters, and hundreds of plug-ins to make sure he delivers the flavors you're looking for.

Andrew has studied vocal performance at Berklee College of Music where he was a recipient of the World Tour Scholarship. He is well versed in all styles and genres of music but has a passion for Jazz. Available for hire to record lead vocals and/or harmonies, as well as vocal tuning and comping, and top line/lyric writing.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

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Languages

  • English

51 Reviews - 9 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Morgan D.
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    Andrew was extremely professional and sooo easy to work with. When you combined those 2 qualities together with an incredible voice - you've got something really special!
    Thanks Andrew!!

  2. Review by William D Lucey
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    Once again Andrew did a fantastic job. His voice has such a great tone to it. And he always nails the emotion. Total pro....

  3. Review by Laurence C.
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    Another brilliant job! Again delivered exactly what I wanted...and speedily. Fabulous voice, top-notch professionalism and service.
    I recommend highly.

  4. Review by Laurence C.
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    Andrew has a magnificent voice and his vocals on my song really made it shine. He is also super easy to work with, taking on board all requirements and implementing them speedily. Very much looking forward to hiring him again as soon as I have a suitable project.

  5. Review by Richard
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    Love working with Andrew, top class voice and knows how to use it and record it, thanks!

  6. Review by Bill Dare
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    Andrew is a wonderful singer with helpful suggestions and a great communicator. I was so pleased with his ‘first draft’ I had no notes and though he was happy to make changes I didn’t want any. I’m inspired to write more songs for him. Highly recommend.

  7. Review by William D Lucey
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    Andrew once again delivers. Great vocal, well recorded and nails the emotion. If you are looking for that Sinatra or Dean Martin vibe, this is your man. Right up there. Excellent. And a real pro also. Easy to work with, no hassle doing revisions. Highly recommend.

  8. Review by Richard
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    Andrew really does have a world class voice. Another fantastic one thanks! R

  9. Review by Richard
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    Andrew has a million dollar voice and is a pleasure to work with, thanks!

  10. Review by HILLEL G.
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    SATISFACTION GURANTEED
    1000%

  11. Review by HILLEL G.
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    A perfect Voice
    A perfect musician
    A perfect gentleman
    with Andrew you are guaranteed the full package
    Most Highly Recommended

  12. Review by HILLEL G.
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    Andrew is a master of his craft
    I have worked with Andrew for many months on multiple complex projects and have hardly had to request a revision.
    His natural gift for singing is accompanied by an equally pleasant demenour and a care and attention to detail.
    Highly recommended for a variety of genres

  13. Review by William D Lucey
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    Awesome job again for Andy. Nailed it.

  14. Review by Eric
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    Andrew did such a wonderful job! He's very responsive, has a quick turnaround, and is talented! Would definitely work on another project!

  15. Review by Charles
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    Amazing voice. Great communication. It was apparent from our first exchange that Andrew really cared about my project and then hit a home run with the very first take! I highly recommend Andrew DeLong and hope to work with him again.

  16. Review by HILLEL G.
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    Andrew and I go back quite a while.
    Having sung outstanding lead vocals on many tracks - we worked this time on voices for a choir with an "old time" flavour.
    Andrew immediately delivered original parts and with excellent taste - another winning track.

  17. Review by Uros
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    Have been working with Andrew a lot in the last couple of months!
    Super qualified artist with a very detailed technical approach:)
    He can deliver such a wide variety of singing styles...He really is what they call "Premium"! looking forward to all the projects we are yet to do together:)

  18. Review by HILLEL G.
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    Andrew is in a class of his own.
    We have worked on multiple songs together.
    He is a pleasure to work with and is a game changer for my music.
    He is a terrific vocal talent and a musician of note.

  19. Review by gorillasound
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    A singer who can express a cool voice and a feeling exactly what I want! Everything was good as a professional.
    perfect!

  20. Review by William D Lucey
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    Andy did a great job once again. Nailed the emotion in a difficult song and delivered a high quality performance. Excellent stuff.

  21. Review by HILLEL G.
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    Another totally gorgeous track from Andrew!
    I never would forgive myself the joy and the bliss
    Of such a lovely track as this

  22. Review by HILLEL G.
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    This job was particularly hard to sing - it needed an extra dose of emotion that Andrew was able to whisk up in his usual top notch fashion.

    Cant wait to pay for his next performance!

  23. Review by William D Lucey
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    Andrew did a really great job on a quite complicated song. Easy going and patient, excellent voice and very adaptable.
    Will definitely work with him again.

  24. Review by Tjeerd B.
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    Super easy to work and communicate with, def recommend.

  25. Review by HILLEL G.
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    Andrew does it again!
    Supplied a superb vocal in a few days and flawless - there never seems to be any need for revisions.
    The attention to detail and care for the artwork is unrivalled.

  26. Review by park y.
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    What a wonderful voice! The work with him was fantastic!

  27. Review by Ron F.
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    Andrew has a stunning bass/baritone voice. I have done several projects with him, and he is consistently friendly, professional, and timely. He elevates the quality of my work. I've done your homework for you and have listened to every male bass vocalist on soundbetter; Andrew is clearly the best!

  28. Review by HILLEL G.
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    Andrew was born to sing
    He makes you proud of the songs you write
    This guy is definetly going places - He won't be around forever
    So - catch him while you can!

  29. Review by HILLEL G.
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    Ive been writing songs for close to 50 years. Songs are imo meant to "sing and dance" that is the most important quality a musical piece can achieve.
    With Andy Andrew Delong in the "vocal seat" your songs will be prancing in the air and jumping for joy - and so will you be

    The only reason I would recommend you not hire Andrew - is that I want him free for all my future projects.

  30. Review by Elie
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    Great talent, human heart, brilliant and spot on from take one!
    There will definitely be other jobs :-) Thx Andrew!

  31. Review by HILLEL G.
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    Andrew is the quickest route to Hollywood.

    My song that sounded mediocre suddenly felt like a Broadway hit.
    There is only one thing that matches Andrews experience and talent and that is his attention to detail and his care for your artwork.

    Amazingly - you managed to keep the spirit of the song I wrote while actually giving birth to a new creation entirely!

    Thank you Andrew so much.
    (will be sending another song very soon)

  32. Review by Brice D.
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    Second time I work with Andrew, it's just perfect, his voice, the mic used, the emotion!!!

    Top singer, really enjoyed working with Andrew!

  33. Review by Ron F.
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    Andrew did a great job, this time on dialogue for two different characters! He has completed multiple projects with me, and each vocal performance has been outstanding. Andrew has a great deal of range, both spoken and sung, and is a kind and generous person.

  34. Review by Pádraig Ú.
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    5 star is not high enough to rate this guy. So talented, great human being and seriously cares about putting in a good song. Don't choose anyone else if this is your genre you're looking for. You're basically getting a world class singer here and that's the truth. So good! Enjoy working with him! Takes ideas on, creates new ones, works fast, sings strong, has attention to detail and good taste...no cornyness which can be hard to find also. 5*****

  35. Review by Ron F.
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    Another outstanding vocal performance by Andy! This guy rocks!

  36. Review by Ron F.
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    Another outstanding performance by Andy! He has a beautiful deep voice and a great personality. He is also surprisingly versatile and has now sung as three different characters in my musical.

  37. Review by Brice D.
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    Andrew has a really beautiful voice!!!!!! He sent me many takes, and I was more than happy! Emotion, perfect dynamics!!! I highly recommend Andrew for you songs :-)

  38. Review by PUNCH A.
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    You know when you brief someone and they get it super quickly and also suggest awesome extra ideas?
    That's Andrew!
    Great professional! Lovely voice! Great ideas!

  39. Review by Ron F.
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    Incredibly nice guy! Incredibly great voice! Thank you, Andy, for elevating my music.

  40. Review by Ron F.
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    Andrew is kind, professional, and in possession of an amazing voice. This is my fourth collaboration with him, and I’m looking forward to the fifth!

  41. Review by Ron F.
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    My third collaboration with Andrew. And we’re already working in the fourth! Beautiful baritone voice, great personality.

  42. Review by Eric R.
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    Andrew's voice is amazing. Highly recommend!!! Quick, professional, and great quality of work!

  43. Review by Eric R.
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    Andrew took on this project for me and delivered it very quickly. Gave him some direction and he hit every element and then some. Exceeded all expectations. His voice and quality of recording were both amazing. Highly recommend!

  44. Review by Eric R.
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    So amazed with his voice. He hit the old Hollywood feel I needed for this track. Such an easy person to work with. Very professional! Highly recommended!

  45. Review by Ron F.
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    Andrew has a beautiful baritone/bass voice that is perfect for musical theater. It was a pleasure working with him, and I very much look forward to our next collaboration.

  46. Review by Josh E.
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    Andrew nailed it! Great to work with!

  47. Review by park y.
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    He is a very professional singer and he knows what I want and he catches my eye. I really enjoyed working with him. I'm sure I want to be with you again next time.

  48. Review by Jeff Z.
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    Geez...what an incredible crooner voice. Great dude. Consummate pro. Recommend!!

  49. Review by Matthew T.
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    Andrew completed my job with very professional vocals and did so in just 48 hours. Couldn't be happier for the price range and quality of work.

    Will look forward to working again, when I have the right song.

  50. Review by Uros
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    Great working with Andrew - super precise & mega talented!
    Would definitely recommend, and will definitely work with him again:)

  51. Review by Uros
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    Have been working with Andrew a lot in the last couple of months!
    Super qualified artist with a very detailed technical approach:)
    He can deliver such a wide variety of singing styles...He really is what they call "Premium"! looking forward to all the projects we are yet to do together:)

Interview with Andrew DeLong

  1. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  2. A: Customer satisfaction is what I am most focused on. I want you to be happy and I want you to be proud of your project. If I didn't deliver the product you were looking for the first time I will work with you until we nail the exact vibe.

  3. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  4. A: I sang background vocals for a song on Adam Lambert's Platinum selling album "For Your Entertainment". It was my first "big" LA gig. I was so proud, I felt like all my hard work finally paid off.

  5. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  6. A: I'm working on a session for a corporate commercial. It's more of a film score type of vibe...a little different to what I'm used to but very fun.

  7. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  8. A: I don't actually know this guy but, while I was searching SoundBetter's Singer Database, a guy named Brandon Ray really impressed me. He's got a soulful country sound that I love. If anyone needs a country singer....check him out.

  9. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  10. A: Analog is of course renowned for its warmth/dimension...and NOTHING looks cooler than a full rack of gear... but digital is so convenient and it blows my mind how good it sounds now. I definitely use more digital these days but I still think I prefer the sound of Analog.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: I get to work from home doing a job that I love. Life can't get any better.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: Do you sing other styles other than Jazz? Why yes, I do. I'm actually a very accomplished pop/soul singer. I sing pretty much every style....I can even yodel.

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: People outside of our industry often don't realize the amount of time, work, and education it takes to do what we do. I think the misconception can be that we do this for fun...which we do, but we are also trying to make this our livelihood.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: What type of sound are you looking for? What singers voice closely resembles the sound you want?

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Have a clear idea what type of sound you're looking for and even have a reference track on hand. This would help us so much in understanding your vision.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: Telefunken U47, UA1176, LA2A, Lynx Aurora, iMac Pro.

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: Since graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2008 I've lived in Boston, LA, and London. I've done just about every job there is pertaining to music...and I also served at my fair share of restaurants. All of my experience has lead me here and I am so happy to be making music my full time profession.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Smooth and buttery.

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: It would be cool to get a rat pack thing going with Michael Buble.

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: Take it easy on the EQ and Compression. A little goes a long way.

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: The Crooner style of Jazz is definitely my bread and butter, but I am very good at pretty much all genres especially soul and pop.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Definitely my vocals...however, my recording engineer skills are pretty decent too.

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: I've worked hard to master the subtle nuances of Jazz singing. From the stylistic vibrato to the laid back phrasing. I've studied all greats (Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, etc.) and what it is that makes their voices so special. I am able to bring their styles and expertise to your projects.

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: I usually ask the client if they have a reference track for a sound that they are trying to achieve. Then, I do my homework and study the track. I'll then pick the right mic, and record a few takes. After I'm done recording, l comp all my vocals to create the best lead line and edit whatever needs editing.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I own a professional recording studio right outside of London. I own multiple mics including Neumann, Telefunken, and Rode. I run my mics through an API 3124+ which gets converted by Apogee converters. My room is professionally treated with primeacoustics so it sounds great.

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: I'm inspired by musicians who wear all-the-hats in the production process. It's one thing to just be a singer, it's more inspiring to me when someone can also play an instrument, record quality recordings, produce their own backgrounds, write their own songs, and be able to switch seamlessly between genres. That to me is the sign of a true musician.

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: I usually record session vocals, including lead, harmonies, and background vocals.

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2 revisions free. Typical turn-around time is 1-3 days. Each harmony is an additional $25. Comping and light tuning included. Any releases for sales are subject to a buyout price.

GenresSounds Like
  • Michael Bublé
  • Roy Orbison
  • Andy Williams
Gear Highlights
  • Nueman TLM49
  • Ribbon Mic (NTR)
  • Telefunken M80
  • API PreAmp (3124+)
  • Apogee Converters
  • Primacoustic sound treatment
  • Protools
  • and too many Plug-Ins.
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