Mickey Funk -
Lead Vocals

Mickey’s musical career started during his middle school years as a lead singer with several groups, including James Mickey and the Fabulous Nomads, Roaring Judy and The Goodtime Rebellion. Mickey’s interests always lay with listening to the likes of Tom Jones, Frankie Valle as well as James Brown. His voice reminds you of David Clayton Thomas, the great singer with the band Blood, Sweat and Tears,. When you hear his voice you might even pick up some Peter Cetera from the group Chicago. Mickey spent some time as a DJ at Mothers, a popular nightclub on the Plaza and spent many nights shadowing the great singers during the seventies such as Frankie Valle and Gino Vannelli. He had his own show band for several years in the mid-1970s called the Mickey Funk Show. In 1978 Mickey joined the popular show band Broadway Clique from Warrensburg, Missouri. Mickey's own abilities have landed him featured times on the Variety Club Telethon hosted by Monty Hall. His groups have set attendance records all over Kansas City and in some of the best nightclubs and show lounges around the Midwest. Mickey brings a high level of energy to Platinum Express as well as being a leader in the vocal section. Once you hear his vocal range, you will not be disappointed. So fasten your seatbelt's and jump on board, because you are in for a treat when you hear him sing and see his performance.