Jameel Jahmay

Jameel Jahmay Jameel Jahmay is a rising new artist on the scene. Self taught early on, he began to study voice, music theory, piano and guitar at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) and the University of The District of Columbia. As a student at WSSU he was a vocalist with the Chorus. Being in the Chorus and receiving some classical training solidified his commitment to begin his lifelong dream to write, sing and produce music. Jameel also has a strong interest in film scoring to further challenge him behind the scene. His favorite male vocalists are Stevie Wonder, Kevon Edmonds and Howard Hewett. He also enjoys the vocals of female artists: Shanice, Deborah Cox and Patti Labelle. His favorite keyboard players are: George Duke, Herbie Hancock and Brian Culbertson. Favorite guitar players are: George Benson, Paul Jackson and Peter White. All of these artists have styles that he respects and admires. Having a diverse musical background is the key according to Jameel Jahmay. His favorite quote is “Music is like breathing, I need it to survive”. Jameel was born in Statesville, NC and presently resides in Fredericksburg, VA. “Ready2 serve u” is the title of his newly released CD. This self produced CD is a soulful mix of smooth ballads and funky upbeat R&B, Hip hop and Pop styling’s that provide the perfect transition between styles for the listener that enjoys various types of music. Jameel has continued to write and produce music for many new up and coming artists and many well known artists, so there are no limitations ahead for Jameel Jahmay. It has been several years since he began this journey and he feels confident that the formal training that he has received, along with performing at The Apollo Theatre and performing with the likes of EU and Chuck Brown will prepare him for the many challenges that he will ultimately face in the music business for years to come.