At his very young age, Psalmist DeWayne L. Woods has already acquired a wide variety of music and performing arts experience. He was educated at the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts from 1989-1993, where he studied acting and directing with a minor study in vocal music and music theory. DeWayne's singing experience is complete from working with popular R&B groups to award-winning gospel artists. ...show more
At his very young age, Psalmist DeWayne L. Woods has already acquired a wide variety of music and performing arts experience. He was educated at the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts from 1989-1993, where he studied acting and directing with a minor study in vocal music and music theory. DeWayne's singing experience is complete from working with popular R&B groups to award-winning gospel artists.
From 1982-1995, DeWayne sang with a group, Joy Unlimited, and provided lead vocals for three songs featured on their album, "Statement of Direction". Since 1995, he has provided both lead and background vocals with popular artists, such as John P. Kee & the New Life Community Choir (lead vocals on album and video "Show Up"), Donald Lawrence & the Tri-City Singers (lead vocals on album "Go Get Your Life Back"and also Act Two of the Finale' where DeWayne shared his personal testimony of God's healing power), Kurt Carr & the Kurt Carr Singers, Mark Hubbard and the Voices (Lead Vocals on the title cut "Blessing Waitin on Me" as well as Assistant Vocal Director of the ministry) and Atlantic Starr (lead vocals on albums "All Because of You" and "Legacy"). Additionally, he's provided background vocals for such projects as Byron Cage (Byron Cage), Karen Clark-Sheard (The Heavens are Telling) and many others.
He's also provided choir leadership accompanying Celine Dion (1995) and Kirk Whalum (2000). DeWayne also shared as Vocal Producer for Byron Cage's latest project, "An Invitation to Worship" sharing with Grammy Nominated producers, PAJAM. Just as distinguished as his singing career is DeWayne's acting career. He has participated in stage plays since 1992, and has shared the stage with a long list of celebrities, including Peabo Bryson, Dave Hollister, Morris Day, Deneice Williams, Cuba Gooding Sr., Johnny Gill, Dottie Peoples, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Jesse Campbell, Dr. ...show less
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