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G Major / Bio

EDUCATION

Duke Ellington School of the Arts, DC (1999-2003)

Voice, drama & dance

Show and Concert Choir

University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA (2003-2005)

Vocal performance

Audio Engineering

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

Singer, 1991-98:

Singing with junior and young adult choirs while also performing with his family Gospel group "The Dawson’s"

Writer/Producer for “The Dawson’s”, 1999-2000:



Wrote, arranged and produced the “The Dawson’s” gospel album



Performer, 2000-2003:



Performed and toured with Duke Ellington School of the arts show choir

Performed at talent shows, parties, hotels and other venues



Production, 2004

Released and self-produced a CD of cover tunes entitled: Something Old, New, Tried & True (available on itunes)

Writer, Producer, 2006

Wrote, self-produced and released debut CD with original music entitled: “G Major: 1 sharp, no flats” (available on itunes)





Writer, Producer, 2007:

Wrote and produced music for Rikko Jahgger aka SO$A and Rayshun Lamarr

(Rayshun Lamarr “gypsy dreams” 2007 available on itunes)

Producer/Director, 1997-2007

Starred, produced, & directed music showcases on public access channel 95 & 96 (DCTV)

Writer, Producer, Engineer, 2008-2010

Wrote, featured, produced and audio engineered recording session and records for local hip hop artist, Shad the G.A.W.D and Banger Beats.

Singer, 2011

Signed to Indie label "Skyline Records"

Singer 2013

Released 1st mixtape entitled "G-Spot"

Cowriter 2013

Co-wrote for R&B singer/songstress "Ihsan Bilal" new cd entitled "TEAL"

(Song titled "independent women") available on itunes

Performer, 2003-current

Performed at various venues in the DMV-PA-NYC (list available upon request)

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTS

2003-Current: Heading the Production Workshop at the Dawson Youth Community Workshop providing some of DC's most talented artists in with writing, arranging, producing and recording music for them

SKILLS

Vocally trained in classical music

Studied music theory

Audio engineering

Read music and “plays by ear”, via piano

Software skills includes: Cool Edit Pro, Adobe Audition, Pro tools, Reason, Cakewalk, Fruity Loops

References upon request

General Info

Artist Name
G Major
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/gmajor101
Genres
R&B/Soul / Hip Hop

Contact Info

Location
Washington, DC

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