Taj Shareef has a natural boy next door sound perfect for your next project!
Crisp, friendly, trustworthy and articulate, Taj has a voice appropriate for Telephony, IVR, Commercials, Corporate, Video Games, Elearning, Narration, Podcasts, Audio books and More!
Taj's voice has been described as warm, friendly, articulate, hip, techy, urban, educated, and youthful. He is most likely to be cast vocally in a 20's and 30's age range, but can deliver vocals in the 30's- early 40's range as well.
Taj has a wide range of ability. For character work his voice has been compared to your typical Disney prince (sort of an Aladdin and Prince Naveen amalgam). He can be cast as an every man or brother figure.
Taj has provided his voice on several audiobooks available on Audible.com including the complex and informative biography of Raymond Washington the founder of The Crips in Los Angeles.
Taj's friendly tone has been used for Audible corporate E-learning modules and the IVR system of the Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX).
Taj has an extensive background in customer service and believes in client obsession. Working on a project should be easy and Taj makes sure to lighten the load for any client he works with.
Taj makes sure to utilize his well insulated studio space to produce clean audio in a timely fashion!
When working with Taj, you can be sure that you aren't just another client, you're a priority!
English (North American), English
North American, US African American, US General American (GenAm)
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Taj has studied with Edge studio on and off for about 4 years ranging from technique, business, marketing, and studio tech.
He has recorded 4 audiobooks using ACX.com that are currently on sale for Audible.
Among Taj's audiobook titles are Wicca for Beginners, and I Am Raymond Washington.
He has also recorded an E-learning module for Audible.com as well as the Voice message recording for ACX the Audiobook Creation Exchange.
Delaware State University: Bachelor of Arts Communications/Radio Productions
TV and Radio Announcing
Sound Technology and Production
New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts Curriculum:
Building A Character
(AWAI)American Writers and Artist's Inc Curriculum:
Accelerated Copywriting Course
Edge Studio Voice Over Courses:
- Business and Marketing
- Home Studio Set-up
- Private Coaching via Edge with: Marjorie Khouns, Kristin Price, and Carol Monda.
- Animation Voice Acting Workshop with Crispin Freeman
- Vocal and Performance coaching with Michele Morgan
Rode NT1/ Blue Snowball
Computer & Software
Auralex Mudguard, Focusrite Scarlett, Skype, WeTransfer, Finaldraft and Celtx (script writing software
Able to provide MP3 and WAV files for recordings
Voice Over for Corporate, Elearning, IVR, Commercials, Television, Documentary, Public Service Announcements, Telephony, Video Games, Animation, Radio Dramas, Audiobooks, TV, Cartoons, Animation and more!
Taj has an extensive background as a screenwriter and copywriter.
If you need your copy edited or need help with adding some warmth to your words, he can also do some script punch up!
Voice Over Clients
(ACX) Audiobook Creation Exchange
Zach Fortier and Derard Barton - Authors of "I Am Raymond Washington"
Hire Taj as a voice actor. Payment is made through Voices.com SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com then download your files from the website.
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