A native of Dallas, Tx. Mister Wendell "smooth as ice" was born Wendell Gerod Day on June 2nd 1965. Mister Wendell developed a love for music at a very early age. He has ALWAYS had a love for music and a dream of becoming a smooth jazz musician. By the age of 9, he was playing trombone, piano and organ. It was his trombone skills that provided him the opportunity to audition and accepted into the prestigious Dallas Arts Magnet High School at Booker T. Washington in 1979.
Mister Wendell realized that his childhood dream of becoming a jazz musician could actually become a reality. Mister Wendell had a strong desire to learn all that he could about music while at Arts magnet. He realized that it was the best thing to ever happen to him in regards to his musical experienc. It provided him with a strong music foundation which to build upon. He was faced with great adversity in his early years due to the tragic loss of both parents. With continued daily prayer and determination, and with the love and support from his late grandmother and his loving aunt Dorthy, Mister Wendell's dream of becoming a smooth jazz musician became a reality. He released his debut cd Mr. Wendell "SMOOTH AS ICE" in May 2010. He is currently in the studio working on his 2nd cd, "SMOOTHLY JAZZIN AROUND" to be released in 2012.