Many guest gave me "excellent" compliments on Derek. Some people said at times they were not sure if it was him actually singing or was it a record. Outstanding entertainer!
** Current Lead Singer the Doo-Wop & Golden Oldies Group "DESIRE".
** Original and Former Lead Singer of "THE GOLDTONES".
** Providing DJ ENTERTAINMENT and LIVE ENTERTAINMENT For Events of All Kinds!
** DJ library containing over 100,000 songs from the 1940's through 2014, including all of the hottest CURRENT hits and FRESH NEW RELEASES!
** Providing entertainment in most parts of NY, NJ, CT, PA, MD, and various other areas throughout the USA.
** Available for bookings of all kinds including concerts, car shows, restaurants, diners, weddings, birthday parties, anniversary parties, holiday parties, fundraisers, assisted living communities, country clubs, backyard parties, singing telegrams, studio recordings, and more!
Derek is currently lead singer/ background vocalist for the doo-wop & golden oldies group DESIRE. Derek is the former and original lead singer of THE GOLDTONES, a popular doo-wop group from NJ, best known for their 2004 recording of I BELIEVE (which featured Derek's lead vocals). The recording was a hit on many doo-wop radio programs around the country. In addition to his work with other gropus, Derek is a DJ and MC and performs as a solo singer. He is available for events of all kinds in 5 different states! Derek's live performances feature him singing I BELIEVE, as well as his interpretations of popular hits from the 50's & 60's. In addition to his live singing, Derek also provides full DJ/MC entertainment, and has a very extensive collection of music from the 50's through today. Derek's charisma, song choices, and years of experience as an entertainer always gets people of all ages out onto the dance floor!
MORE BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT DEREK EVAN:
Derek is one of New Jersey's best and most popular entertainers in the doo-wop and oldies genre, and has many years of experience as a singer, recording artist, and entertainer. Derek was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and now lives in northern New Jersey. In addition to his work with The GoldTones, Derek has also worked with various other music groups over the years. He was formerly the lead singer of the doo-wop group STILL AROUND, and also a former member of the oldies band JUKEBOX MEMORIES. He has performed at many shows and events throughout the eastern United States, and has appeared on several radio and television programs. Derek has also performed at various oldies concerts which starred legendary doo-wop recording artists including The Vocaleers, The Continentals, The Dubs, Nicky Addeo & The Night Owls, Della Griffin & The Enchanters, and The Del Vikings. He plans to continue his efforts to help keep doo-wop and rock'n'roll oldies alive, and to help introduce the oldies to new generations of listeners!