BIOGRAPHY " Music is life. Music is love. The world is a better place because of music. The music that I compose comes through me from a grand universe of infinite supply. My mission is to touch the hearts and souls of listeners with something beautiful and positive" Damon Foreman A charismatic performer, Damon's eclectic artistry breaks through the boundaries of music genres. He can soothe your soul with jazz, wake your spirit with soul, jumpstart your heart with funk, and light your fire with rock. Influences include Prince, Hendrix, Santana and George Benson. However, Damon's range is too broad for definition. From Jazz, to Rhythm & Blues, to Reggae, Damon will leave you with a smile on your face and a song in your heart. Since earning a B.A. in Music from Rutgers University, Damon has written, instructed, and performed music throughout the USA and around the world in places such as London, Paris, Cannes, Bermuda and Puerto Rico. He has performed with musical luminaries including: Gladys Knight, Melba Moore, Mary Wilson, Freda Payne, Will Downing Gary Grainger, Scott Ambush, Phyllis Hyman Millie Jackson, Sista Monica, Ashford and Simpson, George Clinton, Ron Carter, Betty Carter, Ted Dunbar, Larry Ridley, Kenny Barron, Sonny Rollins, Terrance Blanchard, Jimmy Heath and Wynton Marsalis just to name a few. A former NJ native, Damon settled in Central Maryland and he continuously performs and tours and is featured at many area venues from Baltimore to Washington DC. A highly sought after performer Damon Foreman is repeatedly invited back to such places as the Kennedy Center, Warner Theatre, Constitution Hall, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the BMA, The Carter Barron Amphitheater and most recently Harrah's Casino in Atlantic City,NJ as well and The Rhythm and Blues Festival held in New Brunswick Canada. Damon grew up listening to high quality music that infused several styles such as the band Earth Wind and Fire. Damon's voice is strong, reminiscent of Jackie Wilson and Otis Reading with a strong falsetto ala Prince. His newest CD, Breaking Barriers brings a strong message with it. One of Damon's songs on this CD asks, what good is a song, if it doesn't touch your heart? Damon's loyal fan base continues to explode as they crave his music everywhere he goes that crave his music everywhere he goes. His mailing list numbers in the thousands. Damon's skill has landed him major professional endorsements from Paul Reed Smith Guitars and Brubaker Guitars. Damon is an artist who is clearly on the launching pad. Grab hold as his skill, mastery and music catapults the music industry to a higher plane!