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Sinbad, A Master of Comedy

Updated on October 26, 2016

An Evening of Music and Pure Laughter

Now That's Entertainment & Fyne Arrz Recordz presented "A Time for Laughter" starring the very talented Sinbad on Saturday, March 23, 2013.
Now That's Entertainment & Fyne Arrz Recordz presented "A Time for Laughter" starring the very talented Sinbad on Saturday, March 23, 2013.
The very talented Curtis Haywood performed such major hits "When A Man Loves A Woman" and "Anytime."
The very talented Curtis Haywood performed such major hits "When A Man Loves A Woman" and "Anytime."
Master character actor, celebrity tribute artist and world famous Apollo Legend CP Lacey, performed his Michael Jackson character which is always histerical.
Master character actor, celebrity tribute artist and world famous Apollo Legend CP Lacey, performed his Michael Jackson character which is always histerical.
CP Lacey, performs live on New York City's world famous Apollo Theater's stage, playing tribute to such artist as Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson an even President Obama.
CP Lacey, performs live on New York City's world famous Apollo Theater's stage, playing tribute to such artist as Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson an even President Obama.
 Backstage I interviewed the extremely talented Sinbad.  His realistic down to earth comments were not just funny but inspirational.
Backstage I interviewed the extremely talented Sinbad. His realistic down to earth comments were not just funny but inspirational.
The very talented Sheila Song performs with Curtis Haywoodon sax.
The very talented Sheila Song performs with Curtis Haywoodon sax.
Rock also performed one of his epic senarios of comedy during the show.
Rock also performed one of his epic senarios of comedy during the show.
To close the show out, Sinbad invited all the performers on stage to help him sing a song concerning 18 year olds.
To close the show out, Sinbad invited all the performers on stage to help him sing a song concerning 18 year olds.

An Evening of Laughter, Music and Fun Presented by Now That's Entertainment & Fyne Artz Recordz

Sinbad, a stand-up comedian that masterfully captivates his audience, with hilarious jokes about #parenting, marriage and life in general. Born by the name of David Adkins, in Benton Harbor, Michigan, whose professional name is #Sinbad. He is known for keeping his act clean without the use of derogatory statements or foul language. During my interview with Sinbad, whimsical, down to earth answers were given concerning his illustrious career.

Angelladywriter: What inspired you to become a comedian?

Sinbad: I wanted to play basketball because I admired people like Bill Russell. When that did not work out, I knew that I wanted to do something that was different. I realized that I was good at doing clean comedy. Whether a #comedian is clean or dirty, it does not matter. Some cats are just not funny. I admired comedians like Richard Pryor because he had something to say. I definitely try to make sure that I have something worth saying.

Angelladywriter: When you are not on stage performing, what do you enjoy doing?

Sinbad: I have a band called Memphis Red and Stank Nasty. This band is so funky they stank. I use local band members along with my son who plays keyboards and my daughter plays piano and the guitar. I did not bring my guitar tonight so, I won't be able to perform. I enjoy playing music and doing comedy.

While I was backstage interviewing Sinbad, friends of our family named Linda Harrison and her husband Mark, met this down to earth charismatic entertainer. Linda, discovered that Sinbad was from her hometown area. They went to school with some of the same people. The stigma of growing up in and around Detriot and other cities in Michigan, caused Sinbad and Linda to reminisce about the good old days. These discussions brought a burst of laughter to everyone who were observers as Sinbad, immitated some of these individuals from the past. The sharpness of his mental capacity, to create laughter off the cuff with strangers was fascinating. It truly takes a master to maintain professional interviews and entertain all at the same time.

Sinbad's astute ability to work an audience is mind-blowing. During his stand-up, he started out asking, "What do women want from their husbands?" Various women responded as he joked about how the men were scared of their wives. It was obvious to him which men in the audience were married just by the way they sat in their chairs. One woman asked, "Why do men leave the toilet seats up?" Sinbad explained to the women in the audience that it was not just all about them. "How old are you that you are still falling in the toilet. Even cats are taught how to pee in the toilet. When you go, you should lift the toilet seat up because the man might have to go." Roars of laughter filled the theater because, it caused women to consider just for a moment that "it is not always just about us." Sinbad's creative ability to attentively look at the things his wife does or women in general, bedazzled the entire audience with genuine laughter. His observation of everyday life, self deprecation, current events, race relations and aging, presented us with shimmers of reality.

This outstanding comedian is a commodity of talent. Sinbad has appeared as an actor in numerous major roles such as #A Diifferent World, The Cosby Show, Houseguest and Necessary Roughness. He has won such awards as Kids' Choice Awards, Image Award and a nomination for Favorite Television Actor. He has hosted his own televison show, HBO specials and did the voice for the animal character Riley, in Homeward Bound II. Sinbad, has been a professional in the entertainment industry since 1978 and he continues to appeal to audiences all over the world. Sinbad is a master of comedy.

The evening promoted by Now Thats Entertainment and Fine Artz Recordz, also included Curtis Haywood, an outstanding jazz saxophonist. His current CD, consist of such hits as Anytime, Missing U, Just Friends, Journey and Heal Our Land. Haywood also features the hit by Luther Vandross entitled, Creepin. This world renown tune has Curtis on saxphone with sultry background singers which gives this song its own creative flare. He also intertwines the voices of children with his soulful sax, on one of my favorite tunes entitled, Heal Our Land. The CD is entitled, Curtis Haywood, a comtemporary jazz artist that is not just extremely talented but spiritually inspired. Within the CD cover he states, "In order to give or secure a blessing your mind, heart and spirit must remain open." The tunes Haywood plays, resonate with faith, hope and genuine joy for music.

There were also special guest performances by: CP Lacey, one of the most multi-dimensional forces in the comedy field. He is described as, "The Executioner and Master Celebrity impersonator, #CP Lacey performs Live on New York City's World Famous Apollo Theater stage, paying tribute each week to the famed legends of #Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, President Obama, Snoop Dogg and more!" He is truly a one man source of entertainment that, ". . .has also been honored by The Smithsonian National Museum of American History, alongside the world renown Tony Bennett and Elvis Costello," stated The Wall Street Journal. If you would like to book this talented comedian for your special event, go to his website www.CPLacey.com or contact Rick at Now Thats Entertainment.

Additional special performances included Keith "Rock" Shell, Sheila Song and Charles Saunders. To check out Sheila's Song's hit tunes entitled, sheilasongshadows and sheilasonghardtimes, go to www.youtube.com Now Thats Entertainment always presents an abundance of entertainment as well as dinner and dancing. A Pre-Sinbad Cocktail Hour & Reception was also held at The Merion, 1301 Route 130 S, Cinnanminson, NJ on Saturday, March 23rd, 2013. These elegant surroundings provided the perfect location for dinner and dancing before the amazing performance by Sinbad. Rick Coley, Nina, Sheila Coley and numerous other staff members of Now Thats Entertainment and Fine Artz Recordz, really try to feature a nice evening out. For additional information about future events contact Rick, of Now Thats Entertainment, P.O. Box 226, Kirkwood, DE or telephone Rick at 866-773-2344.



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