My name is Craig Irby jr and I am 23 years old from Portland Oregon. The reason that I created this page is because I have plans of recording an ep of my songs and traveling the nation playing live shows and sharing my music with the country. I'm trying to raise money to put towards this project so that I can finally kickstart my career and start living the way that I know I should be, broke, hungry and completely satisfied by sharing the gift of song and expressing myself through my music. I have a genuine passion and apptitude for this art and I have dedicated my heart and mind to it ever since I was a young boy. I can't imagine doing anything else. The happiness and inspiration that music brings others and myself is what I live for. Unfortunately times are tough and the reality of having to put my passion and dreams on the back burner is quickly approaching. I feel like I have something very genuine to offer this world and I'm going to do everything in my power to continue creating, performing and singing my heart out.
Example of some projects and performances: (Don't forget to click on both links at the bottom!)
Recently I had the opportunity to work with some good friends of mine (Jimmy Bates and Reilly Zamber) over at Fifgen films and we conceptualized a video project which I scored the music for. I'm very proud of the message and how it turned out :)
One thing that I really pride myself on is my voice. Recently I've had the opportunity to perform some professional jazz gigs around the Portland area with none other than smooth jazz legend Tom Grant. Here are some recent live performances that I think showcase my abilities very well.
Here are the links to a couple of my original songs that I was talking about in my dorky introduction video! please give them a listen and download them for free! Im confident that atleast one of them will become one of your new favorite songs :) or atleast they'll get stuck in your head.