Reuben Simpson Jazz Vocalist

Reuben has one of the most smoothest jazz vocals around. At only 21, he has had countless gigs and performances including a live performance on TV1's Good Morning Show.







With a wide selection of swing, jazz and bossa nova numbers, Reuben is able to provide hours of quality entertainment.

Option 1: SOLO - Me on my own with high quality backing instrumental tracks.

Option 2: JAZZ COMBO (Duo, trio, etc) - Accompanied by my fantastic world-class pianist, and/or bass and sax. This is an excellent choice for any occasion.

Option 3: BIG BAND - Myself accompanied by a super swinging 15 piece jazz band. - Auckland area only.

Option 4: THE RAT PACK - Have Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin entertain at your event, accompanied by a live jazz combo.

Reuben has had over 150 gigs, and over 300 performances. Check out some of his achievements below:

2014 (20 years old)
- National Jazz Festival in Tauranga; main stage performance at the Jazz Village.
- Very Vintage Day Out - Auckland
- Noel Binns Swing Band, guest vocalist - Auckland

2013
- Became lead vocalist for the Sunset Coast Big Band in Auckland (still current).
- The Coffee Club Mt Maunganui; Friday nights over the summer - Tauranga
- Tauranga Hospital Ball
- Very Vintage Day Out - Auckland
- National Jazz Festival in Tauranga; Jazz Village
- A Night Before Christmas festival (event in Tauranga with more than 6000 people)
- My first CD: ‘Introducing Reuben Simpson’ was released in September

2012
- Regular stint at the Sebel Trinity Wharf Hotel in Tauranga; Friday and Saturday over the summer. Sang to backing instrumentals, as well as with the piano maestro; Leith Milson. – Still sing with Leith when I’m back in Tauranga.
- Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (Auckland Marina) Sunday afternoons
- A Night Before Christmas festival (event in Tauranga with more than 6000 people)

2011
- Katikati Twilight Concerts, opening for The Nairobi Trio.
- Opened for the Bay of Plenty Magics netball team at four of their games, after winning the “Magics Got Talent” competition.
- National Jazz Festival in Tauranga; Jazz Village
- Tauranga Midwinter Christmas festival 2011 & 2012

2010
- Bridge Bistro & Bar Mount Maunganui, Friday and Saturday nights.
- Tauranga Theatre Sports Festival
- Featured on New Zealand’s Got Talent 2013 winner, Renee Maurice's CD "Quintessential Melody".

2009 (15 years old)
- TV1's Good Morning show, in the 'Find A Star' competition. I came fourth in the competition, which had more than 1000 entrants.
- Performed at the intermission of a Chris Powell (organist) concert. - Tauranga

2008
- THEATRE: Performed as a soloist in 'Swingin' Jazz', put on by Tauranga Musical Theatre.
- THEATRE: Performed as a crow/chorus in 'The Wizard of Oz', put on by Tauranga Musical Theatre.

Setlist

  • The below set list is an indication of the songs I sing.
  • Andrew Sisters - Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me)
  • Andy Williams - Born Free
  • Andy Williams - It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
  • Andy Williams - Moon River
  • Andy Williams - Moon River + La Vie En Rose Medley
  • Anita O'Day - Take The A Train
  • Anthony Newley - What Kind Of Fool Am I?
  • Anything Goes - Anything Goes
  • Astrud Gilberto - Agua De Beber
  • Astrud Gilberto - Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars)
  • Barbra Streisand - Evergreen
  • Barbra Streisand - People
  • Barbra Streisand - Way We Were, The
  • Barry White - Just The Way You Are
  • The Best Is Yet To Come
  • Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock
  • Billy Eckstine - Tenderly
  • Bing Crosby - Don't Fence Me In
  • Bing Crosby - Pennies From Heaven
  • Bing Crosby - Singing In The Rain
  • Bing Crosby - Sleigh Ride
  • Bing Crosby - Swinging On A Star
  • Bing Crosby - The Very Thought of You
  • Bing Crosby - True Love
  • Bing Crosby - You Are My Sunshine
  • Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
  • Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
  • Bye Bye Birdie - Put On A Happy Face
  • Carrie Underwood - How Great Thou Art
  • Cat Stevens - Moonshadow
  • Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken
  • Cat Stevens - Peace Train
  • Celine Dion - When I Fall In Love
  • Christina Aguilera - At Last (u
  • Cliff Richard - Living Doll
  • Cliff Richard - Summer Holiday
  • Como, Perry - As Time Goes By
  • Connie Francis - Mama
  • Dean Martin - Bye Bye Blackbird
  • Dean Martin - Everybody Loves Somebody
  • Dean Martin - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
  • Dean Martin - Memories Are Made Of This
  • Dean Martin - Pennies From Heaven
  • Dean Martin - That's Amore
  • Dean Martin - Volare
  • Dean Martin - You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You
  • Diana Krall - Cry Me A River
  • Diana Krall - Hit That Jive Jack
  • Diana Krall - Let's Fall in Love
  • Diana Krall - Straighten Up And Fly Right
  • Dick Hymes - It Might As Well Be Spring
  • Doris Day - Que Sera Sera
  • Doris Day - Sentimental Journey
  • The Drifters - Saturday Night At The Movies
  • The Drifters - Save The Last Dance
  • The Drifters - There Goes My Baby
  • Dusty Springfield - The Look Of Love
  • Ella Fitzgerald - A-Tisket, A-Tasket
  • Ella Fitzgerald - A Fine Romance
  • Ella Fitzgerald - I Got Rhythm (Inst
  • Ella Fitzgerald - It's Alright With Me
  • Ella Fitzgerald - It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
  • Ella Fitzgerald - Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)
  • Ella Fitzgerald - Let s Face The Music And Dance
  • Ella Fitzgerald - Stormy Weather
  • Ella Fitzgerald - Summertime
  • Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome Tonight
  • Elvis Presley - Hound Dog
  • Elvis Presley - How Great Thou Art
  • Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
  • Embraceable you - Frank Sinatra wvoc
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - Quando Quando Quando
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - Release Me
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - Ten Guitars
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - The Last Waltz
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - There's A Kind Of Hush (All Over The World)
  • Etta James - At Last
  • Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill
  • Fly me to the moon wvocals
  • Frank Ifield - Wayward Wind
  • Frank Sinatra - All Of Me
  • Frank Sinatra - All Or Nothing At All
  • Frank Sinatra - All The Way
  • Frank Sinatra - Almost Like Bein' In Love
  • Frank Sinatra - Angel Eyes
  • Frank Sinatra - As Time Goes By
  • Frank Sinatra - Blue Moon
  • Frank Sinatra - Call Me Irresponsible
  • Frank Sinatra - Cheek To Cheek
  • Frank Sinatra - Chicago
  • Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me
  • Frank Sinatra - Dindi
  • Frank Sinatra - Embraceable You
  • Frank Sinatra - Evergreen
  • Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To the Moon
  • Frank Sinatra - For Once In My Life (Sounds Better)
  • Frank Sinatra - Hey Jealous Lover
  • Frank Sinatra - High Hopes
  • Frank Sinatra - I've Got The World On A String
  • Frank Sinatra - I've Got You Under My Skin
  • Frank Sinatra - I Can't Give You Anything But Love
  • Frank Sinatra - I Could Have Danced All Night
  • Frank Sinatra - I Get A Kick Out Of You
  • Frank Sinatra - It's Alright With Me
  • Frank Sinatra - It's Only a Paper Moon
  • Frank Sinatra - It Had To Be You
  • Frank Sinatra - Just One Of Those Things (umental) -
  • Frank Sinatra - Lady Is A Tramp
  • Frank Sinatra - Learnin' The Blues
  • Frank Sinatra - Let's Face The Music And Dance
  • Frank Sinatra - Let's Fall In Love
  • Frank Sinatra - Love And Marriage
  • Frank Sinatra - Luck Be A Lady
  • Frank Sinatra - Makin' Whoopee
  • Frank Sinatra - Moonlight Serenade
  • Frank Sinatra - My Funny Valentine
  • Frank Sinatra - My Way
  • Frank Sinatra - Nancy (With the Laughing Face)
  • Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
  • Frank Sinatra - Night And Day
  • Frank Sinatra - On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • Frank Sinatra - Once I Loved
  • Frank Sinatra - One For My Baby
  • Frank Sinatra - Pennies From Heaven
  • Frank Sinatra - Please Be Kind
  • Frank Sinatra - September Song
  • Frank Sinatra - Someone To Watch Over Me
  • Frank Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid
  • Frank Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid (w/Female Harmony)
  • Frank Sinatra - Stardust (Just Perfect)
  • Frank Sinatra - Stormy Weather
  • Frank Sinatra - Stormy Weather (Upbeat Alternative)
  • Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night (umental) -
  • Frank Sinatra - Summer Wind
  • Frank Sinatra - Taking A Chance On Love
  • Frank Sinatra - Tender Trap
  • Frank Sinatra - That's Life
  • Frank Sinatra - That Old Black Magic
  • Frank Sinatra - The Best Is Yet To Come
  • Frank Sinatra - The Girl from Ipanema
  • Frank Sinatra - The Song Is You
  • Frank Sinatra - The Way You Look Tonight
  • Frank Sinatra - The Way You Look Tonight (Slower)
  • Frank Sinatra - They Can't Take That Away From Me
  • Frank Sinatra - They Say It's Wonderful
  • Frank Sinatra - Three Coins In The Fountain
  • Frank Sinatra - Wave
  • Frank Sinatra - What Is This Thing Called Love
  • Frank Sinatra - Witchcraft
  • Frank Sinatra - You Do Something To me
  • Frank Sinatra - You Make Me Feel So Young
  • Frank Sinatra - Young At Heart
  • Frank Sinatra & Sammy David Jr. - Me & My Shadow
  • Frankie Lymon - Goody Goody
  • Frankie Valli - Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
  • Frey, Glenn - True Love
  • Funny Girl - People
  • Gene Kelly - Singin' In The Rain
  • Glenn Millar - In The Mood
  • Gounod - Ave Maria
  • Grease - Beauty School Dropout
  • Grease - Blue Moon
  • Grease - Summer Nights (Duet)
  • Harry Connick Jr. - Our Love Is Here To Stay
  • Heintje - Mama
  • Huey Lewis & Gwenyth Paltrow - Cruisin
  • John Newton - Amazing Grace
  • Judy Dench - Send In The Clowns
  • Julie London - Cry Me A River
  • Lady And The Tramp - Bella Notte
  • Lady And The Tramp - He's A Tramp
  • Louis Armstrong - A Kiss To Build A Dream On
  • Louis Armstrong - Bluberry Hill
  • Louis Armstrong - La Vie En Rose
  • Maroon - Sunday Morning
  • Mary Wells - My Guy
  • Michael Buble - A Foggy Day (In London Town)
  • Michael Buble - All I Do Is Dream Of You
  • Michael Buble - Call Me Irresponsible
  • Michael Bublé - Come Fly With Me
  • Michael Buble - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • Michael Buble - Everything
  • Michael Buble - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  • Michael Buble - Haven't Met You Yet
  • Michael Buble - How Sweet It Is
  • Michael Buble - I've Got The World On A String
  • Michael Buble - L.O.V.E.
  • Michael Buble - Let It Snow
  • Michael Buble - Me And Mrs. Jones
  • Michael Buble - Orange Colored Sky
  • Michael Buble - Quando, Quando, Quando
  • Michael Buble - Sway
  • Michael Buble - That's Life
  • Michael Buble - The Best Is Yet To Come
  • Michael Buble - The Christmas Song
  • Michael Buble - Wonderful Tonight
  • Michael Buble - You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You
  • MMcBride D Martin - Baby It's Cold Outside
  • My funny valentine wvocals
  • My way wvocal
  • Nancy Sinatra And Lee Hazlewo - Did You Ever
  • Nat King Cole - Almost Like Being In Love
  • Nat King Cole - Autumn Leaves
  • Nat King Cole - Christmas Song
  • Nat King Cole - For Sentimental Reasons
  • Nat King Cole - I'm In The Mood For Love
  • Nat King Cole - Its Only A Paper Moon
  • Nat King Cole - L-O-V-E
  • Nat King Cole - Love Is Here To Stay
  • Nat King Cole - Mona Lisa
  • Nat King Cole - Pretend
  • Nat King Cole - Ramblin' Rose
  • Nat King Cole - Route
  • Nat King Cole - Smile (umental)
  • Nat King Cole - Someone to Watch Over Me
  • Nat King Cole - Straighten Up And Fly Right
  • Nat King Cole - Too Young
  • Nat King Cole - Unforgettable
  • Nat King Cole - Walkin' My Baby Back Home
  • Nat King Cole - What'll I Do
  • Nat King Cole - When I Fall In Love
  • Natalie Cole - Route - Updated
  • The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
  • New York, New York wvocals
  • Norah Jones - Come Away With Me (Ins
  • Norah Jones - Don't Know Why
  • Norah Jones - Lonestar
  • Norah Jones - Sunrise
  • Norah Jones - The Nearness Of You
  • Olivia Newton John - When You Wish Upon A Star
  • Patsy Cline - Crazy
  • Patsy Cline - I Fall To Pieces
  • Patsy Cline - Leavin' On Your Mind
  • Patsy Cline - She's Got You
  • Patsy Cline - Walkin' After Midnight
  • Patti Page - Tennesee Waltz
  • Peggy Lee - Fever
  • Perry Como - Papa Loves Mambo
  • Petula Clark - Downtown
  • Phantom Of The Opera - Music Of The Night
  • Robbie Williams - Let's Face The Music And Dance
  • Robbie Williams - Well Did You Evah
  • Rod Stewert - It Had to Be You
  • Sammy Davis Jr. - Me And My Shadow
  • Sammy Davis Jr. - She's Funny That Way
  • Sammy Davis Jr. - That Old Black Magic
  • Sammy Davis Jr. - What Kind Of Fool Am I?
  • Schubert - Ave Maria Piano
  • Smokey Robinson - Being With You
  • Sound Of Music - Edelweiss
  • Sound Of Music - My Favorite Things
  • Sound Of Music - Sixteen Going On Seventeen
  • Tony Bennet - I Left My Heart In San Francisco
  • Tony Bennet - It Had to Be You
  • Tony Bennet - Steppin' Out With My Baby
  • Tony Bennet - Stranger In Paradise
  • Tony Bennett - Fly Me To The Moon
  • Vera Lynn - We'll Meet Again
  • You make me feel so young

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