Warren performs with David Foster
at the MusiCares Tribute Dinner/Concert honoring Natalie Cole, named the
1992 NARAS MusiCares person of the year. Bonnie Raitt, Chaka
Khan, and Casey Kasem are also there. The event is held at the Beverly
Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
Warren sings backing vocals on
the track "Send Me A Lover" included in Taylor Dayne's
album "Soul Dancing". The song,
previously demoed by Warren, is produced by Humberto Gatica and features
David Foster on acoustic piano.
Warren demos Clive Griffin's part in the duet "When I Fall In Love" with Celine Dion, which is included in the "Sleepless In Seattle" OST. The song is produced by David Foster.
Warren is hired by producer/songwriter Jeff Pescetto to sing background vocals in Jack Wagner's album "Alone in A Crowd".
Warren records the song "Why, Oh Why" on Max Bennetts album "Great
Expectations". Max met Warren through his bands guitar player (and
Warren's best friend) Brian Price.
Saxophonist Mike Gealer hires Warren to sing "Father To Son", a song written by Gealer and George Bensons guitarist Mike ONeill, which is included in Gealers 2nd album entitled "In The Park".
Songwriter Steve Dorff hires Warren to demo two of his new songs, "And Still Run Out Of Time" and "A Little Thing Called Life", an extraodinary ballad written by Dorff and Linda Thompson, which is also released by Aaron Neville. Three years later, Donny Osmond records "And Still Run Out Of Time" again, and releases it in his album "Four".
David Foster's friend and assistant Kofi releases his debut album "A Very Reggae Christmas". Warren sings backing vocals on the tracks "Silent Night" and "Go Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen".
Warren performs at the wedding of Celine Dion and Rene Angelil in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. A 21-piece string orchestra, directed by David Foster at the piano, with Warren singing "The Color Of My Love", announces the dinner and serenades guests as they are seated.
The album entitled "Love Stories 3" is released in Japan. Warren is hired to sing "True Love" on this album, a love theme from the Japanese TV drama "Asunaro Hakusho", performed originally by the Japanese singer Fumiya Fujii. All songs on this album were originally recorded by popular Japanese singers and used by FUJI-TV for their drama programs.
Warren tours Japan with David Foster. JT Super Producers 94 brings out Foster and an incredible band. Warren is a featured vocalist and performs with Celine Dion, Jay Graydon, Peabo Bryson, Color Me Badd, Wendy Moten, Jerry Hey, Gary Grant, Larry Williams, Bill Reichenbach, Claude Gaudette, Michael Thompson, Chester Thompson, Leland Sklar, Jeremy Lubbock, The Seawind Horns, and the Japanese Philharmonic Orchestra. Concerts at Nihon Budokan in Tokyo and Jyo Hall in Osaka are televised live.
Saxophonist Dave Boruff hires Warren to sing "All The Love", a song written by Boruff and Richard Ellison. This song will appear in Boruff's new album.
Warren performs at the National Academy of Songwriter's 9th Annual Salute to the American Songwriter. He shares the stage with other artists including Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly, Dennis Morgan, Jordan Hill (the 16-year old singing sensation from Knoxville, TN., newly discovered at this time by David Foster), and Nita Whittaker (a member of "Millennium"). The concert is produced by David Foster.
Warren performs again with David Foster in Aspen, Colorado. The Second Annual "Race to Erase Multiple Sclerosis" brings out the stars and the fund raising dollars. Super celebrities like Sylvester Stallone, Gloria Estefan, Pierce Brosnan, Kenny G, Richard Dean Anderson and Kenny Loggins make the $1.2 million weekend a blast.
Warren records "The Country Way Of Life", a comedy song for a Rick Dees project called "The Twisted Cowboy." Music by Tony Smith, Lyrics by Rick Dees and Craig Rogers. Although Warren's vocals are outstanding it is decided to have Rick sing it to keep the album consistent. Rick Dees met Warren through David Foster.
Warren performs at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles to honor David Fosters friend, the legendary hockey great, Wayne Gretzky. "A Salute to the Athlete of the Decade" is coordinated by the Big Brothers of Greater Los Angeles.
Warren performs for the David Foster & Friends Gala at the Victoria Memorial Arena Centre with Celine Dion, Kenny G, Paul Anka, John Parr, and the Victoria Symphony Orchesta, conducted by William Ross. David Foster's band also includes Brian Newcombe on bass, Bill Sample on keyboards, Morry Stearns on keyboards, Dane DeViller on guitar, Dave Boruff on sax, and Daryl Bennet on drums. The concert is also a TV show production entitled "For the Children", a David Foster Foundation charity event.
The soundtrack from the daytime drama "One Life To Live" is released. Warren sings the last cut on the album, the beautiful David Foster ballad "Goodbye".
From 1994 to 1997: Warren often performs at Santa Monica Beach Loews Hotel in LA. Each Thursday he performs for 45 minutes with pianist Daniel May. The sets feature pop, jazz, oldies, and a nice variety of different styles. He sings everything from Stevie Wonder and Kenny Loggins, to old jazz standards.
Japanese composer Joe Hisaishi releases "Melody Blvd", a remake album of his greatest hits. Hisaishi hires Warren to sing the songs "Two Of Us", "I Stand Alone", and for backing vocals ("la-la-la") on "Girl".
San Diego guitar player Hank Easton releases his debut album "Show Me A Sign" featuring two songs with Warren on vocals.
Warren sings in Las Vegas with Michael Bolton, Kenny G, Oleta Adams, Wynonna and Jordan Hill for The Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation. This event is again produced by David Foster.
Warren records the demo of Rebbie Jackson's "Forever Young", which is included in the "Free Willy 2" OST.
Warren performs for the 10th Anniversary David Foster & Friends Gala at the Victoria Conference Centre with Merv Griffin, Johnny Mathis, Johnny Rivers, Patti LaBelle and Marty Brill.
Warren performs with David Foster in Vancouver at the Opening of GM PLace, new home for the NHL Hockey Canucks, and the NBA Basketball Grizzlys. David Foster's band includes Brian Newcombe on bass, Bill Sample on keyboards, Dane DeViller on guitar, Tom Coklough on sax, and Daryl Bennet on drums. The event also features Shania Twain.
Warren records "Is It Love That We're Missin" with Gloria Estefan on Quincy Jones album "Q's Jook Joint".
Warren performs with David Foster at "The Big Sky Pop Festival" in Calgary, Alberta. He shares the stage with an extraordinary lineup of Canadian artists such as Bryan Adams, Sarah McLachlan, Ann Murray and Celine Dion. The band is Brian Newcombe on bass, Bill Sample on keyboards, Dane DeViller on guitar, Dave Boruff on sax, and Mike Baird on drums. The event is organized by the Hudson Bay Co, the oldest retailer in Canada.
Las Vegas songwriter Karl Eagan hires Warren to record three songs, "Sometimes Lover", "This Time We'll Make It After All" and "Long Time Ago". Though all the vocal sessions with Warren are done in LA in 1995, the songs are sweeten with a large section of 40 strings in mid 1997.
Warren participates again in an EVI Signature Series show in Chicago. The event, produced by the Marto brothers from Excutive Visions Inc. and held at the Chicago's Hyatt Regency Hotel, also features David Foster, Richard Marx, Brian McKnight and Jordan Hill, backed by a 70 piece orchestra conducted by William Ross. The band is Brian Newcombe on bass, Gregg Phillinganes on keyboards, Paul Jackson Jr. on guitar, Mike Baird on drums, and Dave Boruff on sax.
Warren sings one of the two title songs, "What Makes a Family", in the Al Franken movie "Stuart Saves His Family". The movie features a score by Academy Award nominee Marc Shaiman.