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by Rickey Grundy

..from the forthcoming cd "HIMNOLOGY AND INSTRUMENTAL THOUGHTS", the single NEARER, jazz hymn remake, has style, foot tapping inspirational piano excitement and smooth vocals. Grundy lives up to his rep as one of the great performers and music ministers!
Genre: Jazz: Soul-Jazz
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Please write us at GRUNDY BOYS MUSIC PO Box 1192 Hollywood, CA 90078 or email to gbeezmuzik@yahoo.com for updates, concert bookings for Dr. Grundy or Workshops/seminars.
The newly constructed website is up and running. You can visit us at www.rickeygrundy.com

Produced and arranged by Rickey Grundy for Grundy Boys Music Productions
All songs written by Rickey Grundy except where noted.

ARTWORK BY KENYA FORD for THE KEN INK CARTOON COMPANY - http://ken-ink.tumblr.com/

Radio Play also at http://www.jango.com/music/Rickey+Grundy

In the meantime, here's a little about the artist for your reading enlightenment:

Dr. Rickey "Call Him Up" Grundy: Music Doctorate, Producer, Songwriter, Artist, Keyboardist/Musician, Writer, Clinician, Director, Culinary Arts Chef - LeCordon Bleu.

Began piano and theory studies at the age of four. Graduating high school by age 15, colleges included CSU Long Beach - Piano Performance / Theory, El Camino Community College - Jazz Studies, Los Angeles Community College - Broadcast Engineering, Roosevelt University / Chicago, IL - Piano Performance / Pipe Organ / Theory, LeCordonBleu / Hollywood,CA and Pasadena, CA - Professional Culinary Arts Graduate, Elbon Solutions School of Ministry - Doctorate / Sacred Music

Toured more than 22 years with and also recorded five cd projects with legendary artist ANDRAE' CROUCH as Music Director, Keyboardist and Vocalist.


wrote/produced multiple songs for Keith Pringle/Pentecostal Community Choir including "Call Him Up" (Can't Stop Praisin' His Name) - Savoy Records- seven albums over ten years included hits such as "The Holy Spirit", "He's The One", "Wait On the Lord", and many more...

Daryl Coley - Just Daryl - Plumbline Records
The Rickey Grundy Chorale - Sparrow Records (Self Entitled)
Spirit Come Down - The Rickey Grundy Chorale - Sparrow Records
Rickey Grundy - Testimony - RGII Productions
Clay Evans - "I've Got a Testimony" CD - piano, OD's, Organ, PostProd.
The Prince of Egypt "Inspirational" Soundtrack - Dreamworks
Yolanda Adams - "Mountain High, Valley Low" -
Yolanda Adams - Christmas CD
Kelly Clarkson - Organ/ "RESPECT" - American Idol/Grammy Winner CD Project
Kirk Franklin - Whatcha Lookin' 4 - Gospocentric
Andrae Crouch - Mighty Wind - Verity/Zomba
Andrae Crouch - Pray - Qwest Records
Andrae Crouch - Mercy - Qwest Records
Andrae Crouch - This Gift of Christmas - Qwest Records
Beau Williams - Walk Around Heaven All Day
Ann Nesby - "Make Me Better" (from Sounds of Blackness)
Plus One - The Promise
Henry Jackson - "Saved" LP
Cassietta George - live at the Coconut Grove
Various LP/CD Projects (songwriting and production) for the Gospel Music Workshop of America from 1978-2000 - includes original songs "Jesus, He's the Rock", I'm Determined, "Light of the Spirit", and I'll Never Turn Back - Malaco Records and MCG Records - Rodena Preston
Ron Kenoly - "Lift Him Up" - Hosanna Music/Integrity
James Chambers/Ecclesiastes Community Choir - Chicago, IL
The Wilmington/Chester Mass Choir "Live" -featured singles "Take U All The Way, and "Strong" - A.I.R. Records
Jennifer Holiday CD project entitled "On & On" -original song "Show Some Sign" plus production work
Cuba Gooding, Sr. 2004 CD release
Jazz Artist Rodney Franklin -original song "On My Way"
JoyBells Gospel Choir project "Joy & Praise" - Prim Records (Orebro, Sweden) recorded/mixed in Sweden - Includes hits Thine the Glory, Thanks, I'll Never Turn Back
GoGospel Live Recording - 1300 voices - Produce by Egil Fossum - Germany Gospel Festival - seminar and music includes Call Him Up, We Have Come, and Thine the Glory
2002 Arhus Gospel Festival recording and concerts - 700 voices - Arhus Denmark - produced by Hans Christian Jochimsen -songs featured: He's Ever Shining, Grateful
Brenda Lowe - 2 CD live/studio projects - Melvin Seals producer
.....and many others

****Television/Film/Soundtrack Credits go a long way and include**** :

New Movie release for Nov/Dec 2007 release - "This Christmas" starring Chris Brown, Loretta Divine, Delroy Lindo, Regina King - Sony Pictures -on camera and song production
"The LadyKillers" starring Tom Hanks and Marlon Wayans - Sony Pictures - on camera as Choir Master and vocal recording soundtrack(Capitol Records) with Bill Maxwell and T-Bone
"Gigli" starring J-Lo and Ben Affleck - Paramount - soundtrack
"The Prince of Egypt" various tracks - Dreamworks
"Why do Fools Fall in Love" - starring Lorenz Tate/Viviva Fox -Chris Gray
on camera
"Boomerang" starring Eddie Murphy - Warner Bros. Soundtrack "It's Gonna B Alright w/Charlie Wilson
MTV Promo for the "Fighting Temptations" with Beyonce Knowles
"The Santa Clause" - produced/arr Theme song "Listen To Your Heart" - lead vocals Brenda Russell, Howard Hewitt - bgvocals: RickeyGrundyChorale - Disney
"American Dreams" - On camera, wrote segment theme song "O Taste & See" - NBC
KitKat - on camera and choreography (commercial) - BBA
ARCO - on camera, spoken/step out vocals, choreography 100 voices - Lott Cook
Dr. Pepper - on camera - spoken/step out vocals, arr song/vocals BBA
General Hospital - on camera vocal and piano segment with Charity McCrary and singers - ABC
227 - on/off camera spots / extra roles/various segue music - BBA/Bill Maxwell
AMEN - on/off camera spots - recorded theme song with Bill Maxwell - various segue music - BBA/Independant
City of Angels - extra (various duties in hospital - Unlimited Casting
and much more......


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