Rudi wilburn born and raised in Brownwood Texas decided to become a singer at his early age. At 13 he began singing in the youth chior belting out vocals singing lead. His soul wrenching vocals made him one of the top male vocalists in North America. from 1985 till1996 Rudi worked with the San Francisco based r'n'b band "Pride & Joy" the band performed 175 shows per year including Corporate Functions , Wedding Receptions, Private Parties and the Smokiest Night Clubs. R & B is just one of the genres Rudi enjoys, he also has a taste for Soul ranging from Al Jarreau to James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Sam & Dave, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, George Benson, and Luther Vandross. when it comes to Standards he loves to sing the tunes of Sammy Davis jr. Frank Sinatra and songs from the Cole Porter collection. in the past 15 years Rudi has been touring around the world. After his first concert in France Rudi started to build a fan base in Europe.