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Jimmy Roland

Jimmy Roland

Newhall, California, US
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Jimmy Roland

Jimmy Roland

  Newhall, California, US

Highlights

Based in Los Angeles, Jimmy Roland has spent nealy all of the last three decades as a professional music recording artist and 'live' entertainer. As a headliner act, he shared main-stage billing with acts such as Patti LaBelle, Sheena Easton, The Village People, KC & The Sunshine Band and countless others. His compositions have appeared on top of Dance and Club charts and received heavy rotation on the MTV network, Roland is now transitioning into the voice-over field "full-time'. His voice-over studies in Los Angeles is on-going with a VOA/Trainer with nearly thirty years of experience. Jimmy Roland seems quite anxious about helping YOUR company to grow with hith his skills and confident attitude. During his career, Jimmy Roland has spent time in radio station's and recording studios producing station IDs/Promo (i.e. listen to the Mike Smith Radio Show demo), in the US and internationally. Additionally, Jimmy is bringing to the voice-over field with him, his music library of various genres of songs, making them available to YOU as backing music for YOUR upcoming projects. These genres include holiday, halloween, House, Dance and Electronic/Club music. Listen to the music demos as well as the various voice-over demos. The VO demos have been uploaded 'dry' so that YOU can hear the natural qualities of Jimmy voice and then, use your own creativity/imagination/decisionas to how you'd best like to hear "that voice" representing your product in its final stage.

Languages

English (North American)

Accents

North American

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Music, Radio, Telephone, Television

Experience

a)I consider my skills as a twenty-five professional, headliner and main-stage recording/'live' entertainer veteran as my ultimate training. Having achieved top-of-the-charts action in the Club/Dance music genres and working in recording booths, behind a mic, with countless producers and writers over a two-decade period; experience has taught me about inflection, breathing, tone and mic-technique. In 2009, my voice received heavy rotation on the MTV network from a song that I released, and is till being played from time to time. The voice is somewhat recognizable to the public worldwide from this event and many others.

I am currently transitioning over into voice-over field 'full-time'. Although I enjoy being behind a mic, it's more fulfilling knowing that my doing so is helping a business to grow or a product to sell. Additionally, I bring with me my library of songs that were eith written solely by yours truly or was co-written, fully produced, master rights available and published or co-published on my end. So, if you hear a demo here with a song that's right for your next production, simply contact me.

b) Although I am based in Los Angeles, Ca (USA) most recently, my voice over skills have been used in Italy on radio stations for Station IDs. On some of these, I used my speaking voice and for others, my singing abilities were called upon. I done this sort of work in Australia and England as well (i.e. listen to the demo posted labeled - 'The Mike Smith Radio Show'). Mr. Smith's bumper was produced in 2008. My first Station ID was done for a station in Conneticut in 1999 and the Italian jobs, 2011. The latter came from my previous workas a professional recording artist who had worked with Italian music producer, Paolo Stocchero (aka Dr. Kmer).

c) My Voice Over classes/training in Los Angeles are on-going and with a very well-known VOA and trainer who has been in the voice over business for more than thirty years. Even more training has come from my acting/scare-acting jobs at Universal Studios Hollywood over the past fifteen years. Initially, I was cast as their first 'Mummy' for the annual Halloween Horror Nights eventin 1997. This was followed by years of being cast as Frankenstien and other characters for Universal Hollywood.

Credentials

Education

1) (2011 - present) Aliso Creek Voice-Over School -
Burbank, Ca.

2) (2000 - Present) JyRo Entertainment (Sole Proprietor)
"Where THE VOICE & THE MUSIC Join Forces"
PO Box 220723
Newhall, Ca (Phone hidden)

Owner of company that produces and
releases music on iTunes, Amazon, in- stores worldwide for consumers
and night clubs and restuarants.

Male 'Voice-Over' service for
commercials, radio station IDs,
narration, audiobooks, IVR, voice-
messaging and on-hold, corporate
video presentations.

Also offered through our subsidery
Jackie's Music are: are music tracks
now made available to you for use as
backing music for your upcoming
projects. We offer everything from
holiday, halloween, wedding music to
todays contemporary styles of House
and Electronic. Check out our music
demos (as well as our voice-overs).
Most of the tracks are 'vocal/instr.
splits' (i.e. YOUR choice of using
either a vocal version or the
instrumental). Hearing something
of interest? Simply contact us.

3) (1995 - '00) John Lennon Records (Rec. Artist)

4) (1991 - '93) SGP Records (Recording Artist)
Hollywood, Ca



5) (1988 - '90) US Management Group/Acting School -
6290 Sunset Blvd, #1025
(Sunset/Vine Tower)
Hollywood, Ca 90028

6) (1985 - '90) Horrigan Productions (Demos/Jingles)
Staff/In-House vocalist / VO Artist

7) (1972 - '74) Los Angeles City College - (Theater/Music)

Studio

  • Microphone

    MXL2001

  • Computer & Software

    Toshiba Satellite C655 Laptop (extremely quiet) w/ Windows 7 and 64-bit. WIll sometimes go into a larger studio.

  • Special Equipment

    Overear-covered studio headphones / Yamaha MG82cx mixer / Tascam USB 100 audio interface

  • Delivery Methods

    .WAV / .MP3, Email (YouSendIt and/or SendSpace, FTP Cd/Mail

  • Turnaround Time

    48 hours or less (depending on the job-type).

Service Description

Voice overs for commercials (TV & Radio), Audiobooks, IVR, on-hold, and telephone answering, Movie Trailers, Documentaries, Backing Music tracks and more!

Voice Over Clients

MTV-Logo Channel, Mike Smith Radio (London), CKUN, CSUN, Internet Radio and more.

Payment Terms

Hire Jimmy 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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Next Steps

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