Derek A. Reeves
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Derek A. Reeves

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"Billboard 2004 World Songwriting Contest"

Received Honorable Mention for song "Walking With Angels" from the Billboard Songrwriting Contest. - Billboard Songwriting Contest.


Still working on that hot first release.


Feeling a bit camera shy


General Information

Height: 6’ 2’
Weight: 225 lbs
Hair: Black (usually shaven)
Eyes: Brown

Background: Singer, Bass, Piano, Guitars, Drums, Songwriter, Producer, Model, Dancer. Martial Artist.

Musical Instruction: Studied music theory with Fred Wiliams studied vocal instruction at the Heilweil Vocal studio. Studied and taught Latin Dance at The Salsabroso studio.

Influences: Alanis Morrisette, Benny Hill, Bob Daisley, Boston, Bruce Hornsby, Busta Rhymes, The Cars, Celia Cruz, Counting Crows, Dave Matthews Band, David Bowie, Digital Underground, David Lee Roth (When Billy Sheehan played with him), Don Henley, Dr. Dre, Dream Theater, Duran Duran, Earth, Wind and Fire, El Gran Combo, Elton John, Enigma, Enya, Frankie Negron, Ghandi, Huey P. Newton, Infectious Grooves, Iron Maiden, Jaco Pastorious, James Brown, Janis Joplin, Jim Reeves, Jimi Hendrix, John Carlos, Judas Priest, Kenny Loggins, Kitaro, Led Zeppelin, Living Color, Luther Vandross, M'Shell Ndgeocello, Malcolm X, Marcus Miller, Maxwell, Medgar Evers, Melissa Etheridge, Metallica, Missy Elliot, Ozzy Osborne, Nelson Mandela, Parliment Funkadelic, Paul Simon, Pearl Jam, , Peter Gabriel, Peter Tosh, Pink Floyd (Before and After Roger Waters), Primus, Prince, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, Queen, Queensryche, Rachmaninoff, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Richard Pryor, Robert Plant, Rush, Sade, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, Sly and the Family Stone, Snoop Dogg, Stanley Clarke, Steve Morse/Jerry Peek, Steve Vai, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks, Sting, Talas, Tito Puente, Tito Nieves, Tom Clancy, Tommy Smith, Tony Levin, Tori Amos, Tupac Shakur, Victor Wooten, Winger, Yngwie Malmsteen


Military: Joined the United States Marine Corps and served four years.

Model: Works as a Runway Model for various fashion designers. Worked in numerous shows with Deborah Williams (Her Game 2 and Head of the NBA wives Association).

Martial Arts: Holds a black belt in Tang Soo Doo. Four time Connecticut State Heaveyweight Champion. Grand Champion, Hwang’s Invitational Taekwondo Tournament. U.S Cup Heaveyweight Champion, plus winner of many smaller tournaments in the tri-state area.

Dance: Studied and teaching latin dancing, (Salsa, Meringue, Bachata, Cumbia). Danced as a regular on the Latin dance show Que Chevere”.

Goal: “To rise to a level of excellence in everything that I do”.