Raymond Reeder could truly be described as an all-around great musician. He sings, writes his own music, plays and produces all styles of music. He loves to focus on the positive aspects of life and provide support and hope to all who enjoy his music. His fans have rewarded him with a loyal following and he is honored with a Grammy for producing Yolanda Adams CD entitled “The Experience. Now, Reeder releases his latest hit single, entitled "Alright," as a download on his website at www.raymondreeder.com
This single will be released in August 2014 and was recorded in Washington, DC. Reeder says, "I wrote this song to inspire everyone to stay positive despite some of life’s challenges. This is a special song for me because it represents a new chapter in my life." More than a year in the making, "Alright" is the culmination of Reeder's attempt to bring some light and hope into the world through his music.
Reeder's background is impressive and shows continuity in his positive message throughout his career. The highlight of Reeder’s composing career is stamped by his penmanship of the 1991 legendary classic “With You” performed by Tony Terry. For this outstanding work, he received the coveted ASCAP Writers and Publishers Award. He is also the author of Terry's "I'm Sorry," featured on his Heart of a Man album, as well as the author of "I Wish" on the Isley Brothers' Smooth Sailing album.
Other achievements include touring as a vocalist and keyboardist with Angela Winbush, RenÃ© & Angela, Keith Pringle, Jackie Ruffin, The Richard Smallwood Singers and Richard Smallwood and Vision, and Musical Director for Yolanda Adams. On occasion he has accompanied or conducted for Grammy Award winning artist such as Jennifer Holiday, AndrÃ© Crouch, Edwin Hawkins, and Tramaine Hawkins.
Reeder was also responsible for merging the Union Temple Baptist Church Youth Choir with singers from the Washington Metro area to perform with Michael Jackson for a BET broadcast to benefit the United Negro College Fund, as well as producing the Union Temple Baptist Church Youth Choir's critically acclaimed God Reigns CD.
Reeder's new single was written to continue his tradition of great and inspiring music. Download a copy today by visiting www.raymondreeder.com
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