A former U.S. Marine and Texas Tech University graduate, Rich Jacques has had a diverse range of roles over the years.
He's played leading parts in New York stage productions, such as Grease (Danny Zuko), The 1940's Radio Hour (Johnny Cantone), and The Elvis '68 Comeback Special Show. Rich has also held longstanding gigs at various restaurants and hot spots in New York City, New Mexico, and even in resort locations on China's Hainan Island in the South China Sea. He's been a movie extra and an emcee for the Miss America organization. He spent three years as the featured act and “the voice” of Christina's, a popular restaurant in Texas, where he built a loyal following of regulars. Or, as the featured performer at the Pasta Cafe in New Mexico, a gig he held for nearly three years.
Rich considers himself a big band crooner and saloon singer, influenced by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Neil Diamond, and Dean Martin. He also has developed a popular solo show with his guitar where he performs the timeless rock, standards, and country hits of of the the past 60 years. He's always striving to improve his craft and give his audience the best possible show. When they're happy, he's happy.
“I try to live my life like an Elvis movie. All that you really need is some adventure, a hardy dose of romance, and lots of music. ” - Rich Jacques