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  • “I was watching him perform, and somebody asked me if I’d be interested in him,” said Mayer. “Well, of course I was interested in him. They connected me to some people in his camp, and as soon as the show was over, I immediately sent out emails.” -Lee Mayer (Houla Entertainment)”

    — Rebecca Nakashima, Venues Today

        November 11th, 2015

 

  • The new track, titled “Eye Of The Pyramid,” seems to sample the best in pop — ranging from Pitbull flavor to the sensibilities of Katy Perry — with a touch of Middle Eastern atmosphere. The driving beat is subtly draped over haunting vocals and a memorable mix of infectious hooks and swooping melody.”

        — Jason Scott, Pop Dust

            January 7th, 2014

 

  • The talent certainly doesn’t hurt. Champlin delivered an unbelievable version of Etta James’ “At Last” earlier this season (which he calls his most “personal” performance) and on Tuesday (December 17) joined forces with Aloe Blacc for a powerhouse rendition of “Wake Me Up.””

    — sophie schillaci, MTV News

        December 18th, 2013

 

  • But also because lots of people may not know that young Will is our horse, the son of Marin rock legend Bill Champlin, co-founder of one of our original rock bands, the Sons of Champlin.”

        — Paul Liberatore, Marin Independent Journal

        November 21st, 2013

 

 

  • Doing so would prevent multiple steals from being used on the same person and perhaps open up spots for other singers, but then again, we'd have missed out on at least one great artist (season five's Will Champlin).”

    — Brittany S Frederick, Star pulse

        November 3rd, 2015

 

  • “Eye of the Pyramid”, “Surgical Rewind” and “Diamond in the Fire” are all instrumentally and lyrically stimulating, and in each one Champlin showcases his impressive vocal versatility.”

    — Heather Allen, Mind Equals Blown

        July 9th, 2014

 

  • Over all, the day’s performances were a filled with some pretty talented acts, but his performance, and musicality stood above them all.”

       — Caren Spitler, tHeARTofla   

           January 28th, 2015

 

  • Will Champlin from Adam Levine's team gets a gold star for his rendition of Etta James' "At Last,"

       — KATY KROLL, Rolling Stone

           November 26th, 2015

 

 

  • His smooth transitions from one song to the next combined with fluid movements kept the audience's eyes glued to the stage.”

       — Tom Laurie, Music Connection

           August 26th, 2009

 

  • Will Champlin is becoming a bonafide hit in his own right.”

    — Richard Mineard, Montecito Journal

 

 

  • “with youthful and energetic vocals that could make any girl swoon. Sing-along-ready-lyrics”

       — Indy Staff, Santa Barabara Independent

           August 3rd, 2009

 

  • Will is indeed one to keep an ear on -- great vocals, keyboards, guitar work and stage presence with a humble spirit”

       — Wendy V, Wendy V's Nashville Blend

 

  • Ask keyboardist and vocalist Will Champlin where he gets his inspiration, and he will answer, "It's in the blood."”

    — Berklee Press, Berklee Press

        January 17th, 2006

 

  • Calling the son of the Sons of Champlin namesake “the grandson of Champlin” is way too complicated.”

    — Mindy Giles, Sacremento News and Review Add Press