THE YOUTUBE VIDEO ON THIS PAGE FEATURES EXCERPTS FROM ONE OF CHUCK'S PROJECTS. ALL SONGS EXCEPT 'AMAZING GRACE' WERE COMPOSED, PERFORMED AND ENGINEERED BY CHUCK ADKINS.
Chuck Adkins, an accomplished musician who arranges and performs the music for Cool Breeze, spent seven years in Nashville, Tennessee, and at the Marco Polo Hotel on Miami Beach with a number of other great musical talents, including Jose Feliciano and Fabian. While he embraces and exquisitely performs many genres, there is a distinct and refreshing flavor of jazz woven beautifully throughout his music. Chuck plays piano, keyboards, flute, trombone, and sings lead and background vocals. He is also the arranger, instrumentalist and recording engineer for the duo. Additionally, Chuck has ten solo recording projects to his credit.
Vicky Adkins is an accomplished singer who has performed in a variety of settings, including special events, businesses and churches throughout the United States. She is also a public speaker and ordained minister, author, composer and recording artist. Vicky has co - hosted the CGMA International Awards Convention in Branson, Missouri and the KCCM Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Additionally, she is an award-winning singer/songwriter whose vocal talent flows smoothly between the Big Band era, show tunes, pop, country, jazz, Latin, and Christian genres. Vicky has five recording projects to her credit.
With a refreshingly clean sound that spans a variety of genres and eras, Chuck and Vicky delight audiences with their easy - listening style and talent in every setting. Their repertoire includes popular songs of the day, as well as music from the 1930's, 1940's, 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, 1980's and beyond. Together Cool Breeze has 5 recording projects to date.