With over twenty years of experience as a professional singer, Rafe Pearlman was launched into the greater public eye in 2012 with an appearance on AGT, America’s Got Talent with William Close and the Earth Harp. Rafe is the lead singer with William Close and the Earth Harp Collective, touring with the world's largest stringed instrument. Rafe was recently featured at the 2017 festival of film composers, “MOSMA”, in Malaga Spain, where he performed with a full orchestra for one of Hollywood’s top soundtrack composers, Tyler Bates. Rafe's voice is featured on many excellent soundtracks including films on Netflix & Direct-TV, as well as an NBC series, big titles include: Kingdom, The Punisher, and Siberia... and other soundtracks including one of the world's top video games: Gods of War.
Rafe is a Strong, soulful, sexy and spiritual singer and composer who uses organic and electronic elements to move his audience into transcendent experiences. With his high baritone voice, Rafe synthesizes diverse vocal influences ranging from American soul music, with its funky secular testifying, to Far Eastern devotional music. As a lyricist and composer, Rafe's current projects explore themes of love, freedom, beauty, sexuality, transcendence, and transformation.
Rafe Pearlman currently has roots in Seattle and Los Angeles, where he performs solo concerts, offers voice coaching, leads workshops and soundhealing events, and selectively collaborates with various musicians and composers.
Rafe Pearlman’s music is anchored by his dynamic vocal range. Rafe’s voice has been described as strong, soulful, sexy, spiritual and transcendent: study of contradictions and an explorative hybrid of vocal styles. Synthesizing cultures from around the world, ethnic and urban, he has been influenced by the sounds, textures, and experiences of a lifetime of travel, from the Alaskan Bush to the Middle East. His voice inspires emotion and moves the spirit.
Rafe’s voice has also been featured on top internationally distributed soundtracks for t.v., video games, and film.
Stayed tuned for new releases of multiple projects Rafe is co-creating: including: ambient-electronic-pop MIM: Music Is Medicine, sultry soul-infused EDM band Atlanteans, and dark electro-pop project Berbönz.