Johnny Cash Tribute
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- Tribute Type: Country/Folk
- Show/Info: Jim Yorfido re-creates the distinctive look and sound of "The Man In Black", with meticulous attention paid to every detail of the CASH wardrobe. This professional show features historical facts combined with hilarious dialogue and audience interaction.
- Achievements: In addition to capturing the “CASH sound”, James successfully re-creates a distinctive look with meticulous attention paid to every detail of the CASH wardrobe. Tammy Wynette and June Carter shows available also.
- Performs: Jim Yorfido is The Man In Black a salute to the music of Johnny Cash
JIM YORFIDO as “A Man In Black”
JIM YORFIDO as “A Man In Black” (Johnny Cash – The Man In Black). Tammy Wynette and June Carter shows available also.
Canadian, Jim Yorfido – Best known for his starring role as Johnny Cash in The Sun Records Show, the official international touring show of the famed Memphis based label that launched the career of the Man in Black in 1955. It’s a role Yorfido has been honing for about nine years; the latest part of a music career that spans more than four decades, since his teenage years growing up in Welland, Ontario Canada. While he’s always included some Johnny Cash songs in his repertoire –“Folsom Prison Blues” is a favorite – he really got into the swing of things when he joined The Sun Records Story. In his Johnny Cash show, Yorfido also includes some of Cash’s later recordings with producer Rick Rubin, particularly his cover of ‘Nine Inch Nails’, “Hurt.” Johnny’s covers of modern rock offerings exposed him to another generation of music lovers; a fact reflected in the age mix of Yorfido’s audiences.
JOHNNY CASH: The Ultimate Tribute
“JOHNNY CASH: The Ultimate Tribute!!” featuring the AMAZING James Yorfido
With his show James Yorfido has re-created the ultimate Johnny Cash show by perfecting the look, sound and charisma of “The Man In Black”. Vocally, his striking Baritone voice is a rarity amongst Cash performers… he actually has the exact same vocal range as “The Man In Black” himself!
Musically, his three-piece backing band truly captures the CASH sound with unmatched authenticity: upright “slap” bass, note-for-note guitar licks, count-for-count drum beats, all performed on expensive, vintage instruments and equipment.
In addition to capturing the “CASH sound”, he successfully re-creates the distinctive look of “The Man In Black”, with meticulous attention paid to every detail of the CASH wardrobe.
This professionally scripted show features amazing historical facts combined with hilarious dialogue and audience interaction, to further complete an incredible audience experience.