Originally from South Korea, Hockers is an acoustic singer- songwriter and guitarist, and has been described as having an eclectic style that blends soul, jazz, pop and soft rock with a powerful and emotive voice.
During his 10 year career as the front man of a rock band in Korea, Hockers played in a variety of high profile festivals and released an album.
Now an acoustic act, Hockers still works in a broad range of musical styles, with echoes of his formative rock career but now inspired by western classics such as Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Michael Jackson and Nina Simone.
His recent successes have included the following:
· BBC Radio air play
· A featured act at The Jazz Café Camden, Barfly, The Roof Gardens
Kensington, The London Coffee festival, The Troubadour,
The Bedford and Proud Camden.
· A variety of cover gigs including the Westminster Park Plaza Hotel and
the Stratford Aspers Casino.
· grand prize winner of the be on the scene competiton.
· featured article in a London newspaper
Hockers is based in London, gigging all around UK, both performing up close and personal acoustic gigs and larger band gigs. He continues to be inspired by the colourful and thriving arts and music community around him.
Thanks for listening to what we have to say, but please stay tuned for up and coming gigs and releases to make your own mind up!