The Dallas Soul Music scene, always budding with raw, uncompromised talent, has produced yet another blossom: Ebony’e. Her debut single release entitled “Never Shoulda”, composed and produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Madukwu Chinwah for Vanguard International Music Group, and executively produced and written by the artist herself, embodies all of the elements of Soul culture music, pairing timeless instrumentation with authentic-to-life lyrics sure to whet the pallets of real Soul music lovers everywhere.
Ebony’e is a BMI songwriter who has added her unique flavor to music genres ranging from Gospel to R&B to Soul and back again. From spicing studio sessions with her sultry background vocals, to peppering the open mic stage with her fiery delivery, to seasoning the atmosphere of worship with her candied ginger praise as a former member of the praise and worship team at the Potters House Church of Dallas (Bishop T.D. Jakes, Founding Pastor), she sings it all.
And just like every blossom in bloom, she has roots that run deep. Ebony’e, a native of Dallas, Texas, began laying the foundation for her music career at an early age and has always found outlets for her love of music to speak. Being a product of a musically talented family, it was inevitable that the microphone would eventually summon her voice. From the choir loft of her church, to the halls of her high school and colleges, Ebony’e has a voice that still rings throughout. But the road to “Resuscitation of the Soul”, her debut album, has been a winding one. After graduating from high school in 1997, Ebony’e went on to attend college, initially as a choral student at Navarro College. Later, at the University of North Texas and Texas A&M Commerce, she earned Business and Education degrees, respectively.
Ebony’e has served more than 10 years enriching the lives of young people as an educator and Principal, melding her artistry with her academia to passionately pursue her gift of educating children. She counts her academic achievements as an integral part of her life-long success. Stretching her art beyond the classroom walls, she reaches out for us with the same steadfast dedication to her craft that she has demonstrated towards her students and makes us pupils, also, in the Ebony’e school of the sound of the soul’s searching. Every chance to share her love of music is an appreciated one, and she considers her time before an audience an intimate adventure where passions are shared and connections are made one note and one sentiment at a time.
Ebony’e says, “I’m not trying to be extra deep, prolific, or profound. I just want to make good music.” And we want to hear that good music. Look forward to studying at the stage of this soulful songstress with the release of her upcoming full length cd project entitled “The Resuscitation of Soul,” scheduled for a fall 2013 release on her independent record label, Soulphystic Musik.