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Encyclopedia > Jerry 'Wonder' Duplessis

Jerry 'Wonder' Duplessis is a Grammy Award nominated Haitian-born musical composer and record producer. His first major success was as producer for The Fugees' 1996 album The Score. He also played the bass guitar with The Fugees, and band member Wyclef Jean is his cousin. Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards, commonly referred to as the Grammys) are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievements in the record industry. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... The Fugees are a critically acclaimed music band from the United States, popular during the mid-1990s, whose repertoire includes primarily hip hop, with elements of soul, and Caribbean music (particularly reggae). ... The Score is a 1996 album released by The Fugees. ... Nelust Wyclef Jean (IPA pronunciation: ) (born October 17, 1972) is a Grammy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated Haitian-rapper, reggae artist, producer, and member of the superstar hip hop trio The Fugees, known popularly for a series of low-profile singles in the 1990s but respected within the hip...



Alongside Wyclef and Andrea Guerra, Wonder wrote and produced the theme song "Million Voices" for the movie Hotel Rwanda, which was nominated for a Golden Globe in 2005.[1] The same song was later nominated for a Grammy Award in 2006.[2] To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Hotel Rwanda is a 2004 biographical and historical drama film about the Rwandan Genocide, directed by Irish filmmaker Terry George. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ...


He has worked with many acts including Da Band, Bounty Killer, Canibus, John Forté, Shakira, John Legend, Jin, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Carlos Santana, Queen Latifah, Tom Jones, Mick Jagger, The Black Eyed Peas, Simply Red, Lionel Ritchie and City High. Da Band, known officially as Bad Boys Da Band, was a hip-hop group consisting of the second season cast of MTVs reality show, Making the Band, created by rap mogul Diddy. ... Bounty Killer (born Rodney Basil Price June 12, 1972 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay, known for his hard work in combating poverty and helping new artists. ... Germaine Williams (born December 9, 1974), better known as Canibus and also as Can-I-Bus and Rip the Jacker, is a Jamaican-born, American MC and rapper. ... John Forté (born 1975 in Brooklyn, New York) is a rapper and producer. ... Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977), known simply as Shakira, is a Colombian Latin pop singer-songwriter. ... John Legend (born John Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a five-time Grammy Award winning R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Jin may refer to: In Chinese history: Jin (廑), a ruler of the Xia dynasty (2033 BC–1562 BC) Jin (state) (746 BC-403 BC) (晉), a state in northern China during the Spring and Autumn Period Jin Dynasty, used to refer to a number of Chinese dynastic kingdoms: Jìn Dynasty... For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... Whitney Houston (born on August 9, 1963) is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning American R&B/pop singer, actress, former fashion model, record and movie producer. ... Carlos Augusto Alves Santana (born July 20, 1947), known simply as Carlos Santana or Santana, is a Grammy Award-winning Mexican-born American Latin rock musician and guitarist. ... Also see the Arab singer Latifa Queen Latifah (b. ... Tom Jones can be: The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, a novel by Henry Fielding Tom Jones (movie), by Tony Richardson People Sir Tom Jones (singer) Tom Jones (writer), musicals T.G. Jones, Thomas George Jones, a footballer for Everton Wales Tom Jones (auto racer), a one-time Formula... Sir Michael Phillip Mick Jagger (born 26 July 1943) is an English rock musician, actor, songwriter, record and film producer, and businessman. ... This article is about the American hip-hop group. ... Simply Red are a British pop band. ... Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. ... City High was an American R&B/hip hop trio consisting of rappers/singers Ryan Toby, Robbie Pardlo and Claudette Ortiz. ...


More recently, Duplessis has been concentrating on movie soundtracks including When We Were Kings, Bulworth, Dr. Dolittle 2, 50 First Dates and of course Hotel Rwanda. When We Were Kings is a 1996 documentary film directed by Leon Gast about the famous Rumble in the Jungle heavyweight championship match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman held in Zaïre on October 30, 1974. ... Bulworth is an American film released in 1998, which was written, directed by, and starred Warren Beatty and co-starred Halle Berry. ... Dr. Dolittle 2 is an American comedy film, the theatrical sequel to Dr. Dolittle. ... 50 First Dates is a 2004 romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore and directed by Peter Segal. ...



After starting with a small home studio, Jerry also co-founded Platinum Sound recording studios in Manhattan with Wyclef. The studio caters to both film and music and is located in the heart of Times Square Theatre District.


References

  1. ^ 62nd Golden Globe Awards nominees
  2. ^ The 48th Annual GRAMMY Awards Roundup: Film/TV/Visual Media Field Grammy.com, January 24, 2006

This is a list of nominees for the 2005 Golden Globe Award. ...

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