By all accounts Darryl Duncan is one of the strongest R&B and Pop writers in the music industry today. Once you hear his work, you will immediately get a feel for the unique and profound creative power Darryl possesses as a songwriter and producer. As a former A&M and Warner Brothers staff songswriter, Darryl's plans to continue to master his craft by constantly writing and producing new material while also working towards his goals to secure a new publisher, new song covers and established artist collaborations.
Darryl owns and operates a successful and award winning music production company specializing in custom audio development and post production services to the video game and advertising industries. You can learn more about Darryl's company GameBeat Studios here: www.gamebeatstudios.com
Earth Wind & Fire, Prince, Jimmy Smith
Darryl Duncan is a veteran songwriter/producer who started his career in 1986 after signing major publishing deals with Almo-Irving and Warner Chappell music. In his 8 years as a staff writer/producer Darryl has written for and/or produced several artists including Jeffrey Osborne, Chaka Khan, Michael Jackson, Earth, Wind & Fire and R. Kelly to name a few. Darryl was also a solo Motown artist in 1987.
After years as a successful writer/producer, Darryl decided to exit the industry to focus his career on something where his success was less dependent on “hit records”. For Darryl this was the video game industry. Darryl was hired as the lead composer and audio director for Electronic Arts Florida. After 3 years with EA, Darryl left to form his own company GameBeat Studios. Today GameBeat is a leading provider of music and sound effects to the game industry and has worked on some of the most popular titles in recent years. (Learn more about GameBeat at: www.gamebeatstudios.com )
Darryl has now refocused his energies back into his true passion of Pop and R&B songwriting. Darryl’s new goals are to secure a new publisher for his latest material and to land new song covers. His songs are true lyrical and musical masterpieces suitable for a variety of artists from Celine to Mary J. Once you hear Darryl’s new work you will realize that he is close to achieving his goals. Powerful songs can only come from a powerful writer...hear Darryl’s power!