Terrace Martin is a notable musician, rapper and producer from the city of Los Angeles and from the beginning of his career he has lent his skills to artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Quincy Jones, Snoop Dogg, 9th Wonder, Talib Kweli and many, many others. Shattering the acknowledged rules of hip-hop production, he samples everything from funk to jazz to classical to create fresh and original tracks.
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His productions have made him one of the most sought after producers from the streets of Los Angeles to across the country. His father was a jazz musician, while his mother was a gospel singer, destining him for a life in music.
He walked in not knowing what a scale was and soon found himself practicing up to seven hours a day. Martin made a decision to transfer to Locke High, an LAUSD school with a tough reputation within an earshot of gang-ridden Watts where the artistically-inclined gravitated. Fresh out of high school, Martin attended Cal Arts but decided school was not for him and opted, instead, to go professional.
- Sinstaller et travailler au Québec 2013-2014 (EXPRESS EMPLOI) (French Edition).
- The Bach Family - THE HERSCHEL TRIO.
- Sebastians Träume (German Edition).
Martin was not only recognized by Hollywood and music industry elites, he also found favor in the jazz world where world-renowned jazz musician, Billy Higgins made Martin a member of his World Stage All-Stars playing in the historic Leimert Park. The Rykert Trio is a unique blend of family harmonies who sing contemporary and southern gospel, in addition to power anthems and classical hymns. Joe, father was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphoma.
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After the rigors of chemotherapy, a bone marrow transplant, radiation treatments and with many friends and family praying for him, his cancer is now in remission. The three of them are soloists in their own right, but had never performed together as a family group before.
Joe asked his kids to back him up and thus the Trio began. In August of , they won the grand prize and audience favorite awards at the Gallo Center for the Arts talent show The Valley Talent Project , in which one of the judges was Robert Ulrich casting director of the Glee Project and Quantico. The Rykert Trio sincerely hopes and prays that their story and their music will encourage all to trust God with what ever challenges they may be facing.
You can find their first two projects on all musical platforms for downloads and streaming. This album feature's the title song, "Healed" written by their dear friend, Joey Coray.