"Professional, Personalized Service"
Ray Crooks has been providing entertainment in Western Mass and Eastern Connecticut for more than 25 years. He began his career in the entertainment industry as lead vocalist of local Top 40 cover band Maxx Hip in 1987. Since then he has filled the role of lead vocalist in a number of rock bands and more recently was a member of the acoustic duo Parker-Crooks.
In 2002, he developed a one-man show featuring himself on lead vocals accompanied by pre-recorded music tracks. Initially, the show was intended for public performances until Ray began receiving requests to perform at private functions. Possessing an extensive library of recorded music, Ray decided to offer DJ services in combination with his live show and Ray Crooks Entertainment was formed. Since then Ray has entertained thousands at private functions, including weddings, corporate events, birthdays, anniversaries and holiday parties.
Ray is also an experienced songwriter. He's recorded two CD's of original material. One, a rock compilation, and the other a modern country collection recorded in Nashville, Tennessee in 2000. In addition, he is a licensed music teacher in the state of Massachusetts.
As you can see, Ray's experience in music and the entertainment industry is vast and varied. So, when planning your next party or event, no matter what the occasion, for "professional, personalized service" make Ray Crooks Entertainment your choice!