Chad Doreck, who currently stars in the leading role in the hit off-Broadway musical Altar Boys, makes his New York solo musical debut. Chad, a talented funk singer and song writer performs from his forthcoming debut project Awake and Sing. "I am a funk artist. I love that dirty sound that comes from the gut…the soul," says Chad. His album is inspired by the albums of Stevie Wonder, Prince, Michael Jackson, Al Green and Quincy Jones. On Awake and Sing, he is backed by a band of veteran musicians that have played not only for the artists he grew up listening to but also for legendary bands and artists such as Rufus, Mariah Carey, Dizzie Gillespie, Tower of Power, Whitney Houston, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson and many others.