We've all got a story to tell, and this soul brother is waiting to tell his side.
Our story starts in Dallas, Texas where Geno was born and raised. Born to a musical family, Geno began playing violin and piano at an early age. He cultivated his talent at the Arts Magnet High School where he walked the same harmonious hallways as Roy Hargrove, Erykah Badu, and Norah Jones.
To further his love of music, Geno studied music at Howard University in Washington, D.C. "My time in college was when I really started to hear music in my head that I wanted to express", he states. It was during these years that he began to explore his passion for soul music and developed his production and songwriting skills.
The next chapter of our story finds our soul Brother touring the world as musical director, arranger, and producer for multiple Grammy award winner, Erykah Badu.
"I learned so much form that experience", he says. "Badu taught me how to enjoy the freedom in my art, I mean how to write and sing what you feel and to never shortchange your audience". Geno wrote and produced the hit songs "Times a Wastin" and "Orange Moon" on the 2001 release "Mama's Gun". He also served as associate executive producer for N'Dambi's "Tunin'up and co signin' and. Most recently Geno served as a producer and A & R director for label mate and soul star Carmen Rodgers' "Free" album.
After contributing his genius to several hits, Geno had plenty to offer his first solo project. "The Ghetto Symphony" has already received extraordinary reviews from acclaimed music sources and is available worldwide. One of the most versatile artists in soul music today, Geno is bound to write new chapters in the history of soul artistry. He is a singer in the mold of the classic soul singers of our time, fusing passion with precision and old soul with new style. Prepare to be a part of this soul brother's finest chapter yet, the one that will be written by the soul that he shares with you.