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MYCLE WASTMAN plus Austin Jenckes
January 30, 2013
Seattle-based soul singer, recently on The Voice - season 3
Wednesday, Jan 30
- 8pm $15 adv, $20 door
Seattle’s soul-singer, Mycle Wastman, emerged as a stealth frontrunner on this season of NBC’s The Voice. Rightly so! He delivers a refreshing combination of an old soulful vibe, R&B sensibilities and a splash of pop. Wastman is a singer’s singer, interpreting from all of the greats that have gone before him while still firmly exerting a style of his own. He’s undeniably on par with the vocal legends of our time!
Mycle had a rather difficult childhood since both of his parents struggled with addiction. He moved in with his grandparents and his passion for music was instilled in him when his grandmother, who sang background vocals for Frank Sinatra, sang to him as a child. He also plays guitar, bass and drums, and considers himself a versatile musician playing everything from Zeppelin to Al Green.
Wastman was an Army private a little over 20 years ago, later serving in the Army Reserves as a chaplain’s assistant at Madigan Army Medical Center at Fort Lewis. He then worked construction jobs in Seattle, but by the time he turned 30, he decided to return to his first love. He writes his own music and has released two albums I’m All Over It (2011) and The Beautiful Stay (2008).
On The Voice, three judges turned their chairs hoping to have Mycle on their team after he performed Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together.” Wisely Mycle went with Cee Lo Green who said, “You got the whole spectrum, man, you are the total package.”