Michael McLymore Jr. is a native of Newburgh, NY who now resides in Atlanta Georgia, with his beautiful wife Tiffany, two daughters Skyler, Thaila and son Tre.
As a small child Michael’s mother would, during weeknight church service, send him to sit on the organ with his father. He at that time was not interested in the organ/piano but was fascinated by the drums and felt cheated when he was made to focus on the organ. But his mother’s intuition and desire for him to be like his father made him into a four instrument playing musician. Michael has been a drummer since age 4, a keyboardist since age 5, a trumpet player since age 9 and an organist since age 13.
Throughout Michael’s childhood he trained and became more and more proficient on the piano, organ and drums. He in his early teens took his fathers place as the church musician and was solicited by many other churches and groups for his ability. After graduating from college, Michael relocated to Atlanta, Ga. He served for 4 years at World Changers Church International as the Youth Minister of Music and assistant to the music director. During that time and since his tenure there he has played keyboards/organ for renowned artists such as Vickie Winans, Tramaine Hawkins, Donnie McClurkin, Twinkie Clark Terrell and Verity recording artist Debra Killings, www.verityrecords.com/, www.dopplerstudios.com, Patricia Shirley, http://www.patriciashirley.serenitirecords.com/.
Since then, he had the opportunity of being a band member and youth music director at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Ga. There he had the opportunity to served under the direction of world renowned producer and singers such as, Kevin Bond, Byron Cage and Darwin Hobbs and John Gray. There he also had the pleasure of playing for so many artist that it is (too many to name), but I will name a few! Israel Houghton, Fred Hammond, Trent Cory, Judith McCallister, Kirk Franklin, Kurt Carr and many others. What a great experience!
I know that there are many other talented artists in the world and I am looking forward to working with as many as I am favored to. Hopefully that could be you! Until then…..