Official Biography (courtesy of Sheree Brown)
Sheree Brown is a singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. She began her career as a rhythm & blues and pop recording artist on the Capitol Records label in the early eighties. While on the label she penned all of the songs from her, Straight Ahead and The Music albums.
Sheree has achieved gold and platinum record status over the years for songs that she has written or co-written for various artists; including Kirk Franklin’s hit “Looking for You.” She is a “Song of the Year” Stellar Award nominee and has received various ASCAP Awards. She has also worked with friend and fellow artist, Patrice Rushen co-writing such songs as “Haven’t You Heard”and “Settle For My Love” along with Zhane’s “Groove Thang”. She worked with another friend, the late Motown's Syreeta Wright, co-writing one of her hits“Dance For Me Children.” She co-wrote songs for the acclaimed movie, Hollywood Shuffle and has released two independent recordings, Beautiful Woman by SBPR, ’83, and her children's record We're All Only Children.
Sheree performed a one-woman show in Germany, Egypt, Israel and Italy. She co-wrote the first House of Blues “School House Tour” program and performed in it for over two years at the famed Hollywood House of Blues. Additionally, she spent some time guest hosting for the popular weekly Gospel Brunch at the same venue, and received an Emmy® Award nomination for co-producing a public service announcement and music video for “youth against violence”.
Most recently she has collaborated with her husband and educator, Douglass Johnson, Sr., and award-winning director/ art director, Pixote Hunt, to co-write the children's book, Zhakanaka the Word along with its inspired music CD, “We Can Change the World.” It is music for ALL AGES and promotes anti-bullying and youth against violence
She has been touring to promote the re-release of both of her Capitol Records and a project called Messages From the Heart...An Extension of Love on Expansion Records (out of the UK). She has been touring in the UK to promote her music, releasing two singles for Expansion compilation records in 2015 ("Your Love Lifts Me Higher" & "All Your Love").
Sheree is currently promoting her Messages From The Heart book project which includes a CD with music dedicated to the women who tell their life challenging stories. It includes encouraging messages to all and music designed to uplift the spirit and touch one's heart.
It is the joy that comes with sharing her music that continues to inspire Sheree to do what she does musically. It is the giving of music which is universal that allows her to share her heart…