Dontae Winslow & WinslowDynasty are rising stars in the music industry. The
new album entitled Enter The Dynasty is an eclectic mix of straight ahead jazz, blues, funk, and hip-hop soul. This project includes amazing guests artists: Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Roy Hargrove, Mashica Winslow, Jedi, Dennis Chambers, Antonio Hart, and jazz piano legend Chick Corea. In it's first week of released it release The Album Enter The Dynasty reached #1 on Amazon's Best Sellers list and #2 on iTunes Jazz Charts. Billboard recorded the album at #18 World Wide in Jazz.
Dontae was trained in music at the formidable Baltimore School for the Arts high school. In four years, he attained a Bachelors and Masters degree in Classical Music Performance from the Peabody Conservatory of the John's Hopkins University. While in college He released 7 titles on his own independent label, Ransom Entertainment. Executive producing these albums honed his skills as a producer, songwriter, trumpeter, and artist.
!As a Songwriter/Music Producer he has worked with Jay-Z, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar Mary Mary, David Banner, Avant, and Keyshia Cole. Dontae is an in demand studio musician in Los Angeles and his currently working in the Studio with Dr. Dre and film composer Elvin Ross. He is featured on the #1 Song on iTunes by Aloe Blacc “I’m the Man” heard in the BeatsByDre Commercial campaign ads, as well as playing the theme to the hit TV series the #HavesandHavenots by Tyler Perry on OWN. Dontae also composed the score for the Robert Townsend film “In The Hive” starring Oscar winner Michael Clarke Duncan, Loretta Divine, and Vivica Fox.
Dontae is currently on tour with Justin Timberlake’s 2020Experience World Tour and is also a featured soloist with composer Darin Atwater's Soulful Symphony. After winning the John Lennon international songwriting competition for Children’s music in 2002 Dontae moved to LA. In 2003, Dontae Winslow was awarded a full-fellowship to the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at USC, where he studied with film composer Terence Blanchard, and string arranger Jeremy Lubbock. In 2012 Dontae was awarded the Young Maestro Award from The Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University.
! Dontae has toured with: Justin Timberlake,Jay-Z, Jill Scott, Maxwell, Queen Latifah, Common, D’Angelo, Christina Aguilera, Lauryn Hill, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Raphael Saadiq. He designed his own custom trumpet the “Winslowdynasty Model” by Adams Instruments. In addition to recording Dontae is a jazz improvisation, music production and performance clinician for such esteemed institutions as The Berklee School of Music, The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, The Los Angeles Unified School District, The Baltimore School for the Arts, and The Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University.
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