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The American ThreeThe American Three

With select ingredients, a gourmet feast suitable for the most discerning taste, is the savory result.

Such is the musical recipe of three extraordinary singers; Josh Cobb, Nathan Mickle, and Nathan Siler. In a delectable combination of uniquely American and singularly gifted vocalists, the three men have formed The American Three.

The vision of producer Vince Kavanaugh, The American Three is a group that strives to represent the entire nation in song with a spirit of hope and kindness. A tremendous fan of the award winning Canadian Tenors, Kavanaugh set off to find three men in America who shared his vision.

Utilizing the tools of traditional networking and contemporary social media, Kavanaugh launched a search for three stellar talents who would become one voice. After finding Josh, Sam and Nathan, an exhaustive search for material and months of rehearsals began. The magic in the studio was undeniable as producer and artists heard and felt the titillating sense of hope and inspiration as each song was recorded.

The American Three is a reality. The album is complete and set for release January, 2013

“I am honored and pleased to introduce America to The American Three;” the producer says. “Three great voices, three great men, three brilliant talents.”

With equal parts Broadway, Rat Pack, Pop, Great American Songbook and beloved classics, The American Three delivers a collection that will surely appease a broad range of musical tastes. The album is reflective of the group’s live performance; steeped in the tradition of great vocalists and yet contemporary in production with brilliant onstage dynamics.

The debut project, One, includes eleven brilliantly arranged tunes, including the patriotic single, “We Are America (The Toast).”

Josh Cobb

Josh Cobb
(Cincinnati, Ohio)

was born in Bethany, OK. His parents Bill and Terri Cobb were full time Song Evangelists for the Church of the Nazarene for over thirty years. Along with his older brother Billy and younger sister Audra, Josh learned to sing at revivals and camp meetings all across the United States. Josh attended Olivet Nazarene University where he studied Vocal Performance and sang tenor for the first time in a male quartet, which represented Olivet as a public relations group.
At nineteen years of age, Joshua was hired to sing tenor for the award winning southern gospel quartet Legacy Five. Legacy five was started by the former members of the Cathedral quartet after the founding members retired.
Josh’s featured song on the freshman album of Legacy Five, I Stand Redeemed, is the only song ever to chart in the top forty in Christian music charts for the Legacy Five. It was nominated for a dove award.  Josh has won the Southern Gospel Fan Award for the Horizon Individual (Best New Artist) and was a featured soloist on the Gaither Homecoming video Christmas a Time for Joy. He sang on the hit song, by Don Koch, In the Waiting with Greg Long which won multiple awards.  He went back to finish his degree at the University of Central Oklahoma where he learned to play guitar and write songs. After recording his first solo record himself, he gained the attention of Sony and went to Woodstock, NY with a development deal to record his sophomore album.
Josh began recording new and classic songs from pop to gospel and succeeded in a successful solo career. Josh has also been the tenor in the southern gospel quartet Gold City. Josh is nominated for the 2012 Artists Music Guild Male Vocalist of the Year for his Christian solo album Satisfied, and was nominated for a 2011 Emmy award for his performance in the PBS documentary The History of American Christian Music.[hr]

 

Nathan Mickle

Nathan Mickle (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)

was born in 1988 the younger brother of two sisters to Ted and Karen Mickle. Growing up in a military family, he moved all over the United States as well overseas in England. There, he spent a good portion of his younger childhood an hour’s train-ride from London.
He returned to the states during grade school, but it was not until high school that he was truly immersed into music, receiving his first leading role on stage in a musical. From then on, he spent all of his free time on stage or in front of the piano.
He attended Oklahoma City University in 2006, double majoring in music and theatre, where he performed in multiple operas, plays, musicals, and recitals. Nathan continued his education at Oklahoma City University, completing a master’s degree in commercial composition in May of 2012.
In 2011, he served on the faculty of a private university, teaching jazz theory and directing the pep band.

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Nathan Siler

Nathan Siler

Nathan Siler

Nathan Siler is a Brooklyn-based vocalist, composer, and arranger.  A music composition graduate from Oklahoma City University, Siler frequently performs at Carnegie Hall with American Symphony Orchestra and the Collegiate Chorale.  He is a tenor soloist in the NY Chamber Choir Musica Viva and often performs new works by fellow composers in the tri-state area.  This summer, Nathan was featured as a Fury in the obscure opera Oresteia by Sergei Tanyenev at Bard SummerScape (the first time the work has been staged in its entirety outside of Russia since its premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre in 1895).  Siler is also an avid performer of cabaret, singing at renowned New York clubs such as The Triad, The Laurie Beechman Theater, and The Metropolitan Club.
Siler’s first love was pop music.  Upon completing his formal musical education, he toured the U.S. with bands such as The Lovely Sparrows, Steve Burns and The Struggle, and Brothers NYC.  Last year, he formed his own guitar-pop band, Portraiture, and their debut album “Real as Ritual” was released in November of 2012.  He has also served as music director for rock operas and musicals, and some of his favorite projects include: Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Oklahoma Premier), Hair, King GuitArthur and the Druggs (World Premier), and Really Bad Things at the New York Music Theater Festival.

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