Airian "AC" Cook

Airian "AC" Cook

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Biography



AIRIAN COOK
A journey of 800 miles to New York City began with one step for this multi-gifted Chicago artist. This young man is no stranger to overcoming obstacles to achieve his goals. With the drive of 1,000 pure Arabian horses; this singer, writer, arranger, producer, performer is ordained to touch millions with his heart-felt music. One heart, one soul, one voice, one man his name is AIRIAN COOK! Singing at the age of seven, his discovery of music was a way to express himself as well as cope with the pressures of growing up as an urban youth. Hours upon hours he spent vocally mimicking legendary artists he admired such as: Marvin Gaye, Steve Wonder, Ronald Isley, and Michael Jackson. While in high school he participated in the school program. Also during this time, AIRIAN received formal vocal training. He played alto sax in band, tenor sax in jazz band ensemble, leading male vocalist in school gospel choir, and jazz vocalist. He actively performed at school functions, house parties, talent showcases, and park jams.
After graduating high school at the age of 17 he moved out on his own. He worked a steady job by day while consistently performing at night and weekends at top local venues in Chicago and surrounding areas. He was classically trained in voice by Dr. Rev Lena Mc Lin.
AIRIAN has performed at House of Blues in Chicago; Arie Crown Theatre in Chicago; Kennedy-King College in Chicago; Kenwood High School in Chicago: Club E2 in Chicago; Chicago State University in Chicago; 50 Yard Line in Chicago; Isaac Hayes Music, Food, and Soul Club in Chicago; Cotton Club in Chicago; Club Tropicana in Chicago Heights, Illinois; New 50 Yard Line in Harvey, Illinois; Club Secrets in Dolton, Illinois; Holiday Star Plaza Theatre in Merriville, Indiana; and the University of Illinois in Champaign.
As a New York resident he has performed at Sugar Bar in Manhattan; Soul Cafe in Manhattan; Babalou's in Manhattan; Nightingale in Manhattan; New York Village Underground in Manhattan; Groove in Manhattan; Club Mission in Manhattan; Club Avalon in Manhattan; The New Savoy in Bronx, NY; Five Spots in Brooklyn, NY; Symphony Hall In Newark, NJ and Strain Theatre In Lakewood, NJ.
AIRIAN hopes to inspire, evolve, and voice the lives of many through his gifts. Along with his professionalism, charity, and humane actions, he is ready to bring his own sound that will establish his niche. Like the artists he admires; AIRIAN has aspirations of being a musical icon, but above all an honorable and GOD- fearing man!