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Genres You Will Love
Jazz: Jazz Vocals Moods: Type: Vocal Pop: New Romantic

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United States - Hawaii

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Joe Mackee

Joe performs the great jazz standards in his own swing style reminiscent of the great Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn, with his Big Band voice being compared to the legendary Frank Sinatra, and Tony Bennett. Joe has enjoyed success as an entertainer since nine years of age, when he entered a statewide talent contest (Exchange Club) in Enchanted Lake - Kailua, Hawaii and was invited to join the Honolulu Boy Choir for two years, until his voice started changing with adolesence. A singing prodigy (known then as Joey Coleman), he performed with Gabe Baltazar and the Royal Hawaiian Jazz Band, the 25th Infantry Division Band and the Honolulu Symphony while opening for Ethel Azama at The Waikiki Shell, American Music Festival Under The Stars concert. Getting the attention of Hollywood agents, Joe received many offers and was placed in numerous TV commercials and numerous telethon performances, which lead to featured roles in television shows Magnum PI, and The Young and The Restless, Cliffwood Avenue Kids. By the time Joe Mackee was 17 he had acted in three feature films; Max Dougan Returns (20th Century Fox), Bad Manners (New World Pictures), and Lost in America (Warner Bros) and remains SAG / AFTRA member. Known for performing with his own ensembles in Hawaiis and the West Coast's hottest resort venues. Joe is also a guest performer with several Hawaii & Seattle jazz groups and big band orchestras, including the legendary Tuxedo Junction, Olliephonics, & Hula Joe and The Hut Jumpers.