Primary Instrument: Vocal
Al “Coffee” McDaniel is a smooth baritone vocalist, a very tasteful guitarist, and an irresistible entertainer. His very relaxing vocals, and colorful guitar riffs, makes him a double-threat and, the real deal. He has released several CDs under the independent label, CPA Records.
McDaniel is a crowd pleaser, arranger, composer, producer, and a captivating entertainer. No matter where “Coffee” performs, he captures the attention of his audience and fills them with music. While preserving the spirit of the original artists, “Coffee” revives their songs in a personal way, polishing them, enhancing them, customizing them with his own added touches, making each song as, if not more, beautiful than it’s original version. His performances consists of pop, blues, jazz, R & B, standards, mixed in with some of his own music. AL “Coffee” McDaniel has become the singing sensation of Clearwater Beach, Florida, performing at the Cabana Grill & Bar (Sand Key) every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 7:00-11:00 pm. He has developed a loyal following of locals who enjoy that fine, strong baritone voice, and the visitors love him, too. They often cheer, sang, dance, and sway to every song. He has also appeared on several television and radio gospel music programs across the nation in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casinos; Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia; Raleigh, North Carolina; Washington, DC; New York City, NY; and across the state of Florida.
Al “Coffee” McDaniel has also performed with some of the great artists in the music industry to include, Billy Paul, Gene Chandler, the comedian “Sinbad”, Joe Simon, Denise Lasalle, and others. While serving his country in the United States Air Force, he also performed abroad in Europe, South East Asia, and The Pacific Islands.