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Dunn Pearson, Jr.


The multi-talented Dunn Pearson Jr. offers accomplished very much during his profession — composing, organizing, and producing not merely his own information, but for films, television, Broadway, advertisements, as well as other artist’s recordings, resulting in Pearson’s peers offering him the nickname “the dark Beethoven.” A talented pianist aswell, Pearson provides either produced, organized, written, or performed on albums by such renowned performers because the O’Jays, Stephanie Mills, Teddy Pendergrass, Stevie Wonder, Mtume, Roy Ayers, D’Angelo, Keith Perspiration, Gerald Levert, and Adam “J.T.” Taylor (collecting 26 silver and platinum honours along the way). Furthermore, Pearson provides penned the theme ratings to such Television shows/films as Fox TV’s NY Undercover, the HBO film HQ, the Columbia Images film The Professional, Mario and Melvin Truck Peebles’ Identity Turmoil, as well as the dramatic Cinecom Int. film Local Kid, orchestrated and organized the Broadway musical Amen Comer, created fitness video superstars Jody Watley, Joannie Greggains, and Denise Austin’s ESPN present Getting Fit, and also advertisements for McDonald’s, United Airlines, and an extremely acclaimed Wendy’s poultry nugget commercial offering Kool & the Gang. If his dish wasn’t full more than enough, Pearson in addition has released many soul-jazz albums by himself, the latest getting 2001’s It’s Midnite.

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Full Name Dunn Pearson, Jr.
Profession Film Score Composer
Parents Jewell Strother
Music Songs Groove on Down, Programmed for Love, Hurry Home, Most Defnetly, Love Me All Night, Waiting Anticipating, Main Course, Danci, Nital, Just Cool, Last Love
Albums Sensuous Sax Night Out (feat. Dunn Pearson and Bernard Watt)
Movies The Perils of P.K.

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Music Department

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Iniquity 2012 music supervisor
New York Undercover 1995-1999 TV Series theme by - 63 episodes
Vrooom Vroom Vrooom 1995 Short orchestrator
Identity Crisis 1989 musical director
Native Son 1986 music editor - as Dunn Pearson



The Joshua's Soul Film Short 2009 Short
Ride 1998 as Dunn Pearson Jr.
The Perils of P.K. 1986



Ride 1998 writer: "Ride Down I-95" - as Dunn Pearson
Native Son 1986 writer: "Jones Come Down Call Me, Call Me, Call Me



The Sax Man 2014 Documentary Himself - Musician

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