AL WATERSON

About Me

     Al Waterson is a professional Singer, Emcee, Actor, Recording Artist and Wedding Officiate.   Throughout Al’s extensive background in music, he has performed with bands, orchestras, duos, trios and pianists in most nightclubs, country clubs and showrooms in Hawaii, as well as numerous locations on the mainland. He has been a Guest Singer in many concerts nationally and internationally to an audience of over 16,000 people.

Al has also been an Emcee (for concerts, national telethons and special events: including The Governor’s Inaugural Ball, The Sports Legends Celebrity Event featuring Billie Jean King, the opening of the ultra-posh black-tie event, "2100 Kalakaua" in Honolulu, featuring Al Green, The 2007 Narcissus Pageant and is the Sole Emcee for the past six years for The Hawaii Woman Expo at The Blaisdell Exhibition Hall).

He was a frequent guest singer with the Legendary Bandleader, Del Courtney and His Orchestra as well as with the Willie Barton Orchestra, both at the prestigious Monarch Room of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.

Al is considered to be Hawaii’s top Master of Ceremonies in all phases of public speaking from corporate convention functions to emceeing major beauty pageants and is often requested for his wedding reception emcee expertise. Al was featured on the cover of the publication - Midweek in 2009 for being one of Hawaii’s Top Emcees and Entertainers.

Originally from Hawaii, but raised in the Midwest, his style of music stretches from Motown, contemporary to oldies, and includes country, jazz, show tunes and more. Al’s rich baritone voice and versatility enables him to sing nearly every kind of music and adjust to any situation. His expertise as an emcee keeps audiences young and old captivated with his natural humor and spontaneous wit.

As an actor, Al has had many parts in 12 seasons of the Original Hawaii-based television series, "Hawaii 5-0", has had the pleasure of acting with Frank Sinatra in one of the "Magnum P.I."series, "North Shore", numerous parts in commercials (including the current "Hawaii Self-Storage" television commercial) and has done a large amount of voice-over work for television and radio. He is an active member of Screen Actors Guild.

Al also released a CD consisting of ten love songs entitled "Songs in The Key of Love". He has the ability to sing to thousands of people in a concert situation and reach every one of them or hold the attention of an audience under 100 people in a lounge atmosphere. His incredible singing and fun personality combined with a truly professional style create an overall entertainer who is able to please all ages and all types of people.

To sum it up, Al Waterson is a man who has established himself in the music business as a highly respected and reputable entertainer with a lot to offer.