DC Nitelife is Spotlighting the Multi-Talented R&B Singer Roger Chapman
Roger Chapman just released his first new single, produced and written by Ira Watson; much to the delight of his army of fans. The new single will showcase Roger’s unique classic R&B. The development of Roger’s unique style is the result of a lifetime of musical influence from the church and the groups he idolized as a child. A native born Washingtonian, born under the sign of Pisces, Roger started crafting his R&B and gospel sound while in high school. He soon gained the attention of Washington, Radio Host, Carroll Hynson. Known as “Mr. C” Hynson took Roger under his wing and cultivated Roger’s love for music and helped guide his musical career. Roger feels that one of his greatest musical accomplishments was performing with Damon Harris’ Temptations Tribute. He performed and toured with them all over the world, including Turkey, Paris, Germany, and Monte Carlo, etc. Roger remained with the group until Harris’ untimely death.
Over the years, Roger performed and toured with the R&B Group, The Casuals, for over 47 years. Roger has also performed with such renowned groups as the late Cuba Gooding, Jr. and The Main Ingredient, The Winstons, The Fonics, Choice Four, as well as other local groups. Some places Roger has performed:
BETHESDA BLUES & JAZZ SUPPER CLUB – Bethesda, MD
THE BIRCHMERE – Alexandria, VA
HOWARD THEATER – Washington, DC
BALTIMORE CIVIC CENTER – Baltimore, MD
WOODMORE COUNTRY CLUB – Bowie, MD
BLUE DOLPHIN – Crofton, MD
MARLTON COUNTRY CLUB – Upper Marlboro, MD
MARK VI – Washington, DC
CARYLE CLUB – Alexandria, VA
APOLLO THEATER – NY, NY
CARASEL – Baltimore, MD
INCARNATION CHURCH – Washington, DC
In recent years, Roger launched a solo career, forming his own group, “The Roger Chapman Project.” In 2016, Roger received the 2016 & 2017 “Male Vocalist Award” from Russell Price of “BE THERE MAGAZINE.” Roger Chapman frequently performs at local events while still touring overseas much to the delight of his international fans.
Roger’s upcoming new single will feature the classic R&B sound that is most associated with him, and will delight his many fans, as well as gaining him new ones how are looking for that smooth classic sound of soul.
For bookings, call (301) 538-7000 or (240) 705-0376.