Michael Deej

Michael Deej

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Biography

Michael Deej's passion for music began not with a guitar or microphone, but with a pair of headphones. Exposed to the experimental and innovative sounds of rock acts such as Led Zeppelin, Cream, Yes, Peter Gabriel, and Pearl Jam, he cultivated a unique and introspective approach to writing music. Initially drawn to a harder sound, Michael has since incorporated a wide range of modern influences, resulting in infectious, innovative and evocative songs.

Michael's fan base has continued to progress with his style and ability, growing loyal and diverse over time. He has performed at some of the most desirable venues in the tri-state area, and has opened for acts such as Third Eye Blind, King's X, and Sponge. With each event he displays passion, grace, and charisma, hitting on a wide-range of emotions, always leaving the audience craving more.

Recently Michael has recorded a 7 song EP in Nashville, TN with producer Will Smith. An array of seasoned professionals worked with Michael to create a CD which showcases Michael's songwriting abilities. Shortly thereafter, Michael performed a showcase in August in Nashville for representatives from Warner Brothers, Curb Records, and others. While interest in Michael's talent is high, his inventive sound continues to evolve, and his dedication to his craft has propelled his pursuit to identify a label which will be the "perfect fit".