I'm a specialist jazz vocalist who has more than 8 million hits with the YouTube song 'Clover - 100 Years', worked with some of the best producers in the business and has played to hundreds of thousands of people throughout the UK and around the world.
I'm a highly experienced session vocalist with a warm, smooth baritone voice reminiscent of Michael Bublé and Frank Sinatra. Whether you need a top line vocal, harmonies, melody/lyric writing or track production...look no further!
I have worked as a recording artist with hundreds of clients, ranging from some of the top composers/arrangers/producers in the world including Emmy Award Winning Producer Arthur Pingrey and Grammy Nominated Composer and Arranger Nick Ingman, to production companies looking for commercial recordings, to upcoming songwriters and composers looking to record demos for artists...and everything in between.
My work has been featured on Apple Music, Spotify and a recent project 'Clover - 100 years' has more than 8 million views on YouTube.
I take huge pride in what I do, and will always work hard to ensure that you are entirely satisfied with my contribution to your project.
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31 Reviews - 8 Repeat ClientsEndorse Christopher Weeks
a Gentleman of music!
Great stuff. Very flexible. Quick turnaround.
Quick response, brillient quality and fast delivery. Looking forword to next collaboration.
Another excellent song arranged and performed by Chris, a real pleasure to work with and look forward to the next song for him to work his magic on!
Great voice and very professional! Got me everything I needed on time. Couldn't ask for anything more.
Christopher is super talented, versatile and professional vocalist.
I thought he's only a Jazz vocalist but he's much more than that!
He can nail down every genre or style.
Best vocalist i've worked with on soundbetter hands down.
Thank you Christopher!
Chris brings a high level of musical sophistication and artistry to every project we’ve worked on together. Always a pleasure to work with, Chris was able finish the song very quickly and it came out great! Highly recommended!
I was looking for a singer to record my song and feel so lucky to have found Chris, his sensitive interpretation of my music and lyrics was superb and his friendly easy manner was a pleasure to work with together with his fabulous voice and professional artistry. I eagerly look forward to our next session.
Amazing singer ! Talented and professional !
Christopher and I worked on a 'Hamilton style' music commercial and he really brought his 'A game' to the table.
Christopher was super professional, patient and sent me multiple delivery options to choose from.
I offer him my highest recommendation !
Chris did a impressive job, was professional and very timely in communication. Excellent experience!
GREAT Vocal Christopher!! Spot on the jazzy vibe I was after! Thanks!
Fast turn around, easy to work with...very pro!
I'll use him again for sure!
Christopher provided a great pro vocal for my song "George Bailey". Very reasonable turnaround time and price. Easy to work with. I will not hesitate to use Christopher again.
Christopher was an amazing vocalist for my job. Delivered exactly what I was looking for (with options to spare) in no time!
Chris did a great job on our track! We needed a Michael Buble sound for a holiday track and he gave us exactly what we needed with just a few tweaks. Hope to work with him again in the future.
Great working with Christopher. Job was done pretty quickly and most importantly it was right on point. Would love to work with him again!
Chris delivered a great performance and I look forward to working with him again!
Christopher did a great job for me. I would definitely use again!
Christopher was just fantastic. He is a very, very talented singer who I cannot recommend enough. Pitch and phrasing is spot on. You can hear he just loves what he is doing. If you want a jazz singer Christopher is your man!
Great Voice! professionally recorded.
Just great, went above and beyond, was happy to accommodate my revision requests, great authentic jazzy sounding vocal.
I was looking for a singer for my retro song when suddenly I ran across Chris on this site.
And it was a very right choice! Besides his vocal abilities and performance, which were above my expectations, his understanding of the style means a lot!
Chris did a great job with my song. His vocals were outstanding... am looking forward to working with Chris on future projects!
Another great job from Chris, a pleasure to work with and will go the extra mile the parts exactly right! Highly recommended!
Chris is an exceptional singer and musician. I was desperately looking for a crooner-like voice with that warm, baritone timbre for my jazzy retro christmas song and I luckily run into his profile. He showed immediately his tasks by interpreting the vocal part as it was in my mind, with great care on phrasing and intonation. I hope to collaborate soon again with this great artist!
Fantastic voice and very professional. Very satisfied!
Chris once again proves to be an extremely talented vocalist and a true professional to work with. I would highly recommend!
Chris is a great partner. He's a talented singer, very professional, and goes the extra mile. We are very happy with his work and looking to do another project with him soon. Highly recommended.
Chris is an exceptionally talented vocalist and a pleasure to work with, highly recommended!
Incredibly talented and professional - always a pleasure to work with!
Interview with Christopher Weeks
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I worked on an original song called 'Paris in Bloom', which the composer had written years before and had recorded as a very rough and not very satisfying demo. I rearranged the song for a quartet, recorded and produced it and was able to give him the song he'd had in his head for years!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm working on the vocals for a songwriter's writing reel, a parody of 'Love and Marriage' and a big band song I've composed and arranged to a client's original lyrics.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I have worked with Kara Lily Hayworth and Bindy Baker extensively and would recommend either of them in a heartbeat.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I love the warmth of analogue, and the flexibility of digital, so in an ideal world I'd record with vintage equipment into an analogue desk and mix the whole thing in a digital workstation!
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: My promise is that I will give every inch of myself to ensure that the project succeeds and that my contribution is something to be proud of.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love recording original songs! There's something about singing a song that's never been sung by anyone else which is amazing!
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Customers naturally want to know how long it will take to deliver a vocal. I answer that it can take up to 7 days depending on my in tray that week, but normally I can deliver within a few days!
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I think the biggest misconception is that we just rock up, sing for 5 minutes and that's it. Every session musician studies the song and lyrics beforehand, records multiple takes until they are satisfied with their sound and then comps a track together to make sure the product they deliver is the best!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I ask if they have any particular requirements, if there's anyone's style they particularly like and if they can hear anything specific when they think about the song!
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Never be afraid to give me lots of information about a song...the more information the better! The more I know the writer, the better I'll be able to perform their work!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: I'd take my MacBook, my SM7, a piano, record player and Sinatra at the Sands!
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been working as a recording artist for more than 10 years, and a live singer for longer than that!
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I think my style is smooth, warm and full of heart.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I'd like to work with Kurt Elling, another male jazz singer. He is a wonderful student of the genre and has a technical ability thats second to none!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: As a singer, there's nothing more useful than an accurate guide vocal. Whether it's a singer or an instrument, it saves a lot of time and ensures accuracy.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I interpret songs not only as a singer, but as an actor. I trained for 3 years at the Oxford School of Drama and so look at songs from both the musical and lyrical sense. I understand the story of the song and so am able to tell it more truthfully.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring my own experience, taste and knowledge of the genre. I've spent years studying the greats and the knowledge I've gained is there in every song I've ever recorded. From Sinatra's phrasing and vowel sounds to Mel Tormé's technical virtuosity, it turns a good vocal into a great one. I bring a great understanding of what the song is trying to achieve. In every bit of work I do, I look for the story first and everything then comes organically from that. The phrasing becomes much more impactful because it all has a meaning and a purpose
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: A client will get in touch with a track which has a rough vocal on it and we discuss specifically what they are looking for from the vocal line. I record a first vocal pass and get as close as I can to what the client wants. Very often, the first pass is just what they need, but if they need a couple of small tweaks or changes, I deliver a second pass with those in place!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I record using a Shure SM7b Microphone, which I love for its warmth, clarity and clean tone. My audio interface is a Focusrite 2i4 interface and my preferred DAW is Logic Pro X.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Sinatra is the king, of course. He had the ability to take a collection of words and notes and turn it into a story that resonated with everyone. The rest of us just try to get close to what he did!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: The majority of my work is singing lead vocals on original songs.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work on jazz projects, particularly classic jazz such as swing and big band music.