Location: Phoenix, AZ
Multi Genres: R&B Soul, Hip Hop/Rap, Pop, Christian, Gospel, Ballads, Smooth Jazz, Film/Tv, Commercials.
Years Active: 2007-Present
Label: Unsigned, Gfjmusic
Bio: Music Producer, Record Mix Engineer, Composer/Arranger, Piano, B3 Organ, Synthesizer, Drums, Bass/Guitar, Drum Programming, Beat Maker
"Greg Fears, he's like a Super composer"
- Symbolyc One S1 - SOHH.COM
G.Fears was born in Joliet Il. At the tender age of 3, he was building drum sets out of pots and pans with lamp shades as cymbals. His late father Gregory Fears Sr., an educated music teacher and Gospel music director, was his strongest musical influence, and began teaching his son how to play B3 organ, piano, how to become a more complete drummer, as well as teaching him choir vocal melodies, harmonies, ear training and introducing him to music theory. G.Fears also taught himself basic bass and lead guitar, percussion, as well as drum programming, and string arranging.
G.Fears has played for numerous churches, community choirs, recording choirs, high school choirs, and Universities before expanding his diverse music knowledge and studies to produce music professionally.
G.Fears opened a studio in Crest Hill Il. early 2000's It was there were the real love and hands on training developed his music production. Recording, engineering, editing live drums and vocals, mixing, external audio processing as well as sound designing.
Professional career began upon moving to Dallas TX in 2007 establishing his music production company Gfjmusic (Greg Fears Jr. Music). After sharing the stage with some of Gospel's amazing artists, in addition to working out of a major studio in Irving Tx for a few years, He was introduced to the Platinum Grammy award winner Symbolyc One S1. The two crafted hundreds of songs together, challenging each other learning and growing more and more everyday. Credits from this production team included The Game, No Malice/ Pusha T, Framework Tv Theme Song Feat. Common, additional production on Man With An Iron Fist soundtrack, Xzibit.
Now G.Fears is one of the most versatile musicians and music producers in the world 20+yr production experience, producing many different genres with ability to capture the true feel for what the song direction calls for. Whether its a piano string style ballad for Adele, an high energy pop track for Taylor Swift, hard hitting old school Hip hop drums for Jay Z/Rick Ross, or modern day trap tunes such as Young Thug, Migos, Cardi B. A one stop shop for all your production needs when it comes to G.Fears.
Associated Acts: Symbolyc One (S1), Framework Tv, Common, The Game, No Malice/Pusha T, Man With The Iron Fist Soundtrack, Xzibit