Michael Bearden Was The Music Director And Close Friend Of The Late "King Of Pop" Michael Jackson
Online PR News – 25-August-2010 – – Los Angeles - It is with great esteem to announce the public relations representation of Music Director Michael Bearden. He was the Music Director and close friend of the late "King of Pop" Michael Jackson, scored the movie "This Is It" and has composed and produced a new profound song titled "One Last Goodbye," a musical tribute in honor of Michael Jackson's birthday on August 29th, which will be available on iTunes.
In mirroring the philanthropy efforts of his late friend Michael Jackson, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the MuisCares Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1989 by The Recording Academy that provides emergency health and human services to music people in need.
Additionally, his profound accolades include Music Director for Lopez Tonight, and is an accomplished musical director / keyboardist / arranger / composer for a diverse range of musical superstars!
He has performed and/or recorded with some of popular musics giants including: Sting, Carlos Santana, Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie, Chaka Kahn, Patti Austin, James Ingrahm, Patti Labelle, Yoko Ono, George Benson, Natalie Cole, Yossou NDour, Boz Scaggs, Lenny Kravitz, Luther Vandross, Issac Hayes, Aaron Neville, Edie Brickell, Jon Bonjovi and legends Nancy Wilson, Queen, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Liza Minelli, Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles and musical director for Madonna and Rod Stewart to name just a few.
His diverse musical skills have also been sought by younger artists including: Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Destiny's Child, Brandy, India Arie, Fantasia, Neyo, Chris Brown, Rhianna, Ashanti, John Mayer, Faith Evans, Brian McKnight, Mary J. Blige, Da Brat, Mya, Marc Doresy, Joss Stone, Usher, Keisha Cole, Angie Stone and musical director for Jennifer Lopez, Anastacia, DAngelo,and The Veronicas among others.
Michael has also written, produced, and performed for such notable jazz artists as: Rachelle Ferrell, Herbie Mann, Everette Harp, Will Downing, Nelson Rangell, Marion Meadows, Regina Carter, Noel Pointer, Special EFX, Pieces Of A Dream, Jonathan Butler, Victor Bailey, Stanley Turrentine and collaborated on Herbie Hancock's Grammy nominated album Possibilities in addition to a long list of credits.
"The excellence and accomplishments of icon Michael Bearden are marked by highest level of distinction and our agency will unequivocally secure above reproach public relations campaigns, said Ms. Bell. His talent, vision and integrity is a true balance for implementing our company's strategic objectives."
About Chey Bell
With more than 9 years in the public relations and promotions industry, Chey Bell has recently launched the entertainment division of Janice McCafferty Communications with a triumphant start. Ms. Bell aided in the production of a national publicity campaign for the Debbie Allen Dance Academy which resulted in a $1 million dollar donation. As an example of her extraordinary talents, Chey also worked to secure international record deals in seven countries. In addition to these accomplishments, she was also responsible for securing the licensing and global distribution for major labels including the promotions of a high profile recording artist which led to holding the No.1 position on the top charts four consecutive weeks.
She has worked on campaigns with Television Host Laila Ali, Choreographer/Actress Debbie Allen, Recording Artists Ginuwine, LIL Fizz, Teairra Marie, One of America's Top Models Bre Scullak, Billboard chart topping Music Producer Jay Fenix and a list of others. Chey possesses vast experience in coordinating and attending red carpet events and single handedly producing publicity campaigns for prominent recording artists, authors, bloggers and products.
JMC-Janice McCafferty Communications
Chicago, Los Angeles
(310) 428- 3694