Alan Kaye was born in Kokomo Indiana. He started performing stand-up comedy in the 1970’s. Alan has performed as the opening act for over 70 major concert artists. Chicago, Al Jarreau, Emmylou Harris, B.B. King, and Dianne Shuur, just to name a few. While touring with the group Chicago, performing to 20,000 or more people a night, Alan received great response and terrific reviews. However, he wanted to branch out and do his characters more. While working as Joe Cocker’s opening act, Alan studied Joe nightly! Vocal approach, physical movements, and attitude to become Joe Cocker! Alan’s performances have amazed and delighted literally thousands of spectators ..Many were convinced that he was in fact the real star!