Growing up in Detroit in the 60's, surrounded by the sounds of Motown, Calvin spent endless hours playing his guitar to the ever present R & B and Jazz tunes. By the age of 14 he was being paid to play at local events and developed quite a reputation within the music circles of his hometown.
Calvin's love of music and his undeniable talent garnered him a "gig" with Martha Reeves and the Vandellas of Motown fame. For fifteen years he toured the world and shared the stage with the premiere entertainers of the 1970's, 80's and 90's fine tuning his vocal skills and becoming a virtuoso on the guitar.
Calvin's influences are many, however Wes Montgomery, Grant Green and George Benson top the list. Calvin Brooks has been a part of the Las Vegas music community since 1999 and receives "Excellent" reviews from the local media.