Arnold McCuller is acknowledged as one of the most expressive vocalist in the business. Whether performing solo or singing back up, his show stopping live performances regularly bring audiences to their feet. Arnold has been one of the music industry’s most popular session singers. McCuller’s voice has graced recordings by a virtual who’s who of the music industry, including Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Luther Vandross, Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Bette Midler, and Brenda Russell. Lionel Ritchie, Dave Koz, Billy Idol, Lyle Lovett and Beck.
Concert tours include Lyle Lovett, where he was both the opening act and featured vocalist, and Phil Collins, Melissa Manchester, Bonnie Raitt and recently duets with Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville. DVD features include “Serious Hits Live”, “First Final Farwell Tour”, and many more with Phil Collins. A&E’s “Live By Request”, “Pull Over”, “Squibnocket”, Musicares " Man of the Year", and “Live at the Beacon Theater”, featuring James Taylor.
An appearance on Saturday Night Live led to a phone call from singer-songwriter James Taylor. Little did they realize that 30 years later they would still be performing and recording together. In between world tours, Arnold appeared in such films as “Beaches”, “Without You I’m Nothing”, “Crossroads”, “Hollywood Knights”, “American Hot Wax”, “What’s Love Got to do With It”, “Funny People”, and The National Anthem in Clancey’s “The Sum of all Fears”.
Born and raised in Ohio, Arnold’s early musical experiences centered in the church, where both of his parents were prominent vocalists. He began his professional musical career when he was invited to join the national touring company of HAIR. Two years later he found himself in Manhattan where he studied acting, dance and voice._ In New York, Arnold joined forces with Revelation, a four member vocal group who recorded for RSO (Atlantic Records). “Get Ready for This”, “You To Me Are Everything”, and the critically acclaimed self titled album “Revelation”. The group toured nationally with the Bee Gees, Smokey Robinson, Isaac Hayes and Millie Jackson and many others. All of his solo efforts have been released on his indie label, What’s Good Records, which features Arnold at his strongest and surely captures the attention of his international fan base.
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