Genre:Female / Improv / Ventriloquist
Bio:"Amazing and unlike anything you have ever seen. Unless you have seen a comedic stream of conscious operatic beat-boxing marvel. Then it's like that."
“Reggie Watts just blew everyone's minds as usual. Seriously, if you haven't seen this guy, make it a point to do so.”
Once upon a time, Reggie Watts was the Montana State High School Comedy Champ. That’s funny.
Since leaving Big Sky Country for Seattle more than a decade ago, Reggie’s talents for performance have traveled far and wide. He wrote A Very Reggie Christmas, which had an extended run at Seattle’s On the Boards. He composed scores for modern dance. And he played with a lot of bands.
Reggie’s musical record is vast: He fronted heavy soul sensation Maktub and continues to work with the live electronic group SynthClub. He has recorded with Seattle hip-hop emcee Byrdie and played with both Micron 7 and the Wayne Horwitz 4+1 Ensemble. He also records and tours with Soulive.
But now Reggie is back to comedy. Bringing with him serious musical chops, a voice to die for and superhuman ability with a sampler, he’s been popping up on the New York alternative comedy scene. Reggie has recently been seen at Eugene Mirman and Bobby Tisdale's Invite them Up at Rafifi, Kristen Schaal and Kurt Braunohler's Hot Tub at the P.I.T.,and Aziz Ansari's Crash Test at U.C.B.T. In 2005, Reggie was accepted to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where he won the first annual Oy! Oy! Award, a prize given in honor of legendary British comic Malcolm Hardee to the performer whom Hardee would have named Best of Fringe.
Here are some reviews from these shows:
"Some of the younger people in the audience seem to love it, but then some people like being peed on". — Chortle.co.uk
...if you're looking for a fresh comic voice, Watts certainly carries a lasting charge of comic electricity." — The Metro
*** The Reggie Watts Tangent is unique among Hip Hop themed shows in that it has absolutely nothing to do with Hip Hop whatsoever. In fact, Watts delivers a rambling, shambling absurdist monologue of minor-key gags and autistic asides that will...reduce you to fits of giggles. Plan ahead and go stoned and you can easily add on an extra couple of stars to that rating. But what's truly remarkable in Watts' act is his astonishing musical ability (that's served him as frontman of the band Maktub as well as solo), putting the simplest sequencer and mic arrangement to remarkable use, and doing it like just another silly throwaway line." — Fest
Reggie Watts’ show is a trip, and we suggest you hop on board **** The List
The cult hit of the festival -- Bruce Dessau, Fest Buzz
Original, off the wall and entertaining Bliss. - The Sunday Telegraph
“Reggie Watts: Supercomedian. Faster than a speeding punchline. More powerful than a steaming latte. Able to leap tall non-seuqiturs in a single bound. Well, maybe he won’t single-handedly save us from cliche-slinging comics, but he’s sure funny and marvelously unpredictable” The Seattle Times
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Influences:Crowded House, Marvin Gaye, Earth Wind And Fire, Ministry, Front 242, Thrill Kill Cult, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Bad Company, Def Leppard, Whitesnake, Metric, Deftones, Madonna, Bau Haus, Brand New Heavies(Brother Sister), Bill Cosby, Eddie Murphy, George Carlin, Stella, David Cross, Steven Wright, Carol Burnett, Journey, Devo, Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil, Bloc Party, Pitty Sing, The Sounds, Of Montreal, Meg Hutchinson, Rosey, Trente Moler, Metro Area, Lawnchair Generals, Bjork, The Stone Roses, Pixies, The Sundays, NIN, The Eagles, Alabama, Led Zepelin, Men At Work, Madness, Air, Tahiti 80, Stereolab, Miles Davis, Pat Metheny, David Lanz, Wayne Horwitz, Wondershowzen, SynthClub, The Go Team, Joni Mitchell, Billy Ocean, Foreigner, Boston, Hooverphonic, Olive, Frou Frou, Jeff Buckley...
Sounds Like:Pantera meets The Carpenters meets Boyz II Men vs. Kraftwerk hosted by Casey Kasem on Night Flight
LIVE AT THE JAZZ CAFE in LONDON ....
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- Zodiac Sign: Aries