Comedian Rod Allison’s tribute to a real life character, a deacon from his hometown that always sang songs in church without knowing the words…even Christmas Carols! (from Rod’s DVD “The Best of Rod of God Comedy”)(From “The Best of Rod of God Comedy” DVD)
Whether he’s performing hilarious stand-up comedy, playing the trumpet or giving motivational speeches to national and international audiences, Comedian/Singer/Trumpeteer Rod Allison (aka Rod of God Comedy) is truly committed to presenting positive entertainment.
His career has been highlighted by performances ranging from large national stages to smaller, more intimate venues including:
· Performances with Legendary Recording Artists such as: Kirk Franklin; CeCe Winans; Byron Cage; Kelly Price; Vickie Winans; Karen Clark Sheard; Kim Burrell; Richard Smallwood & Vision; Tramaine Hawkins; The Mighty Clouds of Joy; Shirley Murdock; etc.
· For several corporations and organizations such as: Pfizer Inc.; Novartis, Inc.; Radio One Inc.; The National Medical Association; Christian Connection Network, Inc.; Urban Sports & Entertainment Group; etc.
· Performances in diverse settings for audiences of all ages, races and backgrounds including: The National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, D.C.); CIAA Basketball Tournament Soulabration; Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Conference (Phoenix, AZ); 100.3 FM “The Beat”(Los Angeles); numerous churches (various denominations); colleges; and organizations
The many faces of this phenomenal entertainer include that of a gifted trumpeteer and singer. Rod was a featured trumpet soloist for the highly acclaimed NCCU Jazz Band which performed with the Count Basie Orchestra, Brandford Marsalis and other notable musicians. Further, he is a powerful motivational speaker and emcee with a unique ability to captivate his audience.
In response to requests from fans nationwide, Rod released his first video, “The Best of Rod of God Comedy”, featuring a compilation of his signature comedy material in 2006. In 2008 Rod recorded his first Live DVD, “Rod oF God Comedy Live…Laughter Is Legal”, which features a full-length comedy, singing and trumpet-playing performance.
Rod is known as the “Attorney by Day and Comedian by Night Entertainer”
because… believe it or not, this entertainer is also a lawyer! When he’s not performing, Rod can be found providing legal services at his private law practice in North Carolina. He graduated from North Carolina Central University in 1995 as class valedictorian and earned his law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1998. Rod inspires audiences, young and old, to not only dream big…but to then go and grab their dreams!
Website for Rod of God Comedy: www.rodofgodcomedy.com