19 Year Old Singer-Songwriter, New Zealand
From an early age, Carson set out to become a performer and professional Solo Musician. Natural ability will only take an artist so far, but a strong will and a loving and supportive family has helped push Carson forward and continues to drive his development and success. Check out his newest productions below, and get in touch with any questions about Carson.
Young Mind With An Old Soul
Born and raised in Palmerston North, New Zealand, Carson has been building his solo career as a talented Solo Musician since 2011 when he got his first taste of a pleased and loving audience. Influenced by the likes of Elvis Presley, Joni Mitchell and Harry Chapin, Carson's musical tastes and inspirations are what make him stand out at his age, both in his performance and his style of writing.
Since he was taken under the wing of renowned New Zealand guitarist, Gray Bartlett, he has recorded and released two albums. The first album released in 2019, Breaking News, is a cover album of songs from a wide variety of genres with two original tracks written by Carson. The release of his first entirely original album Goodbye Today in the beginning of 2021 marked a time where his original songwriting and creativity was truly showcased by songs such as alternative rock hits "Man On The Moon" and "Hundred-Floor Hotel" to soft rock ballads "As If You Never Left at All" and "I Wish That I Was".
Carson also enjoys choral singing and he has been a member of the New Zealand Secondary School's Choir (NZSSC) for two biannual rotations, the second of which he was the Male Choir Leader. After finishing High School and his last year with NZSSC, he is now currently doing choral singing in the New Zealand Youth Choir (NZYC), which is conducted by David Squires.
On October 22nd of 2020, Carson performed to a sell-out crowd at The Globe Theatre in Palmerston North, performing an entire show of original songs which were to end up becoming his album "Goodbye Today" which he recorded later in December that year. Carson received positive reviews by audiences and critics and on August 5th 2021, he performed another show at the Globe Theatre, performing to another full house for the second time, this time with brand new original songs which he plans to record on another new album later on in the year.
Carson aspires to sing meaningful songs that capture an audience and last forever. His signature voice and his style of playing has become a favourite of many varieties of audiences and fans. This musician is on the rise, and he is determined to change lives with his songs, inspire others to lead a life in music and to live a life doing what he loves.
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Carson is a young man with a love for his craft of music…and he has hit the ground running with his songwriting and his ability to perform.
In New Zealand, Carson’s performance on Jesse Mulligan’s RNZ Show created records in terms of listeners and their huge approval of his immense talent!
Media wanted more…and a return for the Christmas special of Jesse’s Christmas RNZ Special cemented his approval ratings with one of the biggest audiences on radio!
Carson performed with the Glen Miller Orchestra during their New Zealand Performances of their world tour, cementing a good relationship with the band and capturing audiences with his performances.
His performance at the 2019 CMA Fest (Country Music Artists Festival) pleased a massive crowd at the Spotlight Stage with his original songs and his guest artist appearance of Sonny Curtis (Buddy Holly and The Crickets).
“Carson has a magical personal style of singing and an extraordinary guitar and piano playing ability. Carson has impressed all media and public alike in a very short time with encore audiences and a USA visit to perform in Fort Worth, Texas, and Nashville, Tennessee. "