"When I see a Piano I see Possibility, I See Joy! - Blake Whyte
A Proud Native of Portage, Michigan Blake was named NY-1's Pick of the week for his Smash Show at Joe's Pub. He has headlined over 45 gigs in the NYC Music Scene including Lincoln Center's Josie Robertson Plaza, Rockwood Music Hall, The Cutting Room, Caffe Vivaldi, The Living Room, Sullivan Hall, and Bowery Electric to name a few.
Most Recently he produced and played in his own Music Festival Collaborating with Six Different Choreographer's, a String Quartet and Jazz Sextet to create a Unique Fusion of Music and Dance at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. You can view the full festival at this link, vimeo.com/106502731
Last Summer Blake was chosen to be a part of the Johnny Mercer Songwriting Program at Northwestern U and the Joffrey Ballet's 1st Annual Composer and Choreographer Showcase.
In 2013 he released a 14 Track Debut Album to much critical acclaim entitled "More Like Myself", Reviewers raved with,
"Titanic, Uplifting and Absolutely Irresistible. Honest, self-aware and completely relatable, he is the entire package. Come to think of it, pop music could use a few more like him." - Gregory Robson Of Absolute Punk
“This is an earnest debut album from an old soul that is evident the first time, and the tenth time you listen to it.” - Daniel Scheffler of Edge
“Empowering…Honest….Hopeful” - Brittany Goldfiled Rodriguez of Broadway World
He also love's Acting and has been a part of the Broadway Companies of Wicked and Mamma Mia! and most recently appeared on the hit TV Web Series "Submissions Only" playing the role of Josh Clark.
Blake is a Graduate of Syracuse University.