Vocalist (Cape Cod, MA)
Mikelyn Roderick is an amazing talent that brings a breath of fresh air to the world of music. With a sound that recalls an era when authentic songwriting and beautiful melodies were everpresent. This Cape Verdean (West African and Portuguese) vocalist has a style that is unique. Her voice has been called “SOOTHING” and “ANGELIC” by some and “SONGBIRD” by others. Mikelyn is not a newcomber to the music industry,as she recorded a version of the Blue Magic R&B hit ballad “SIDESHOW” on Beacon Street Records when she was 19. It was then that she met and worked with writer producer Jon Lind (Boogie Wonderland, Save the Best for Last) as a demo singer. She has worked as a background singer with many musical greats including Stevie Wonder, L.A. Jazz Allstars, David Foster, Rahsaan Patterson, Kirk Franklin, Quincy Jones, Mr. Bill Withers, and the late Mr. Barry White.
During the eighties, Mikelyn was a member of the musical group “BY ALL MEANS”. She has shared her talents as a songwirter on various projects such as Rashaan Patterson’s debut album as well as his current “After Hours”. Along with Rahsaan and producer Jamey Jaz she co-wrote the hit single and titled cd “Back to the World” for Tevin Campbell. She also worked with HALLE BERRY as a singer in the HBO acclaimed film “THE DOROTHY DANDRIDGE STORY”. For the past seven years Mikelyn has enjoyed success as a jingle session singer, and can be heard on commercials for Sears, Levi’s. Nissan, Uncle Ben’s, Burger King and Nike. In 2006 she finished a successful run of the hit play ‘CROWNS”. She recorded and performed as a featured vocalist on James Days “Remember When” as well as opening for the amazing Frank McComb at the Cafe De Paris in London. “COPASETIC IS” marks her first solo project on Dome Records.
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