B i o g r a p h y
“The Last Protégé of Marvin Gaye”
Entertainer, Singer, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Businessman, Producer, Songwriter, Lead vocalist, actor and author “The Last Protégé written by Sesil J’ (Prince) and G Paris
President & CEO (Old School Entertainment Award Show) OSEAs
Genres: R&B/Soul / Hip Hop / Adult Contemporary/Jazz
Labels: Mowbray Records, Soap Opera Records, Just Play It Records/Lujon Records
Education and Training
Booker T. Washington High School, Norfolk, VA
Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA, Music
Tidewater Community College, Norfolk, VA, Music
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
1977–1984 Choreographer for Groups: The New Birth; Lakeside and The Barkays
1978-1984 Marvin Gaye - personal body guard, lead dancer and personal choreographer
1979 Toured with Marvin Gaye and his orchestra (the Funkasonic Band) in Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, and back to various US major cities.
1979-1983 (actor) Dr. Detroit,’ starring Dan Ackroyd of the famous team the ‘Blues Brothers.’ (1983), ‘Blues Brothers,’ ‘Rocky III’ and ‘Penitentiary I and II’
1984 – Sung at Marvin Gaye’s funeral
Sesil & Lujon and Frank Guida preformed a re-write of the state song of Virginia for the removal of the racial overtones and the state senate decided to inter it as one of the remakes of the state song to be accepted by the state of Virginia.
Performances and concerts 1986-2016
Beverly Hills, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood, CA, Nashville, TN, Memphis, TN
Richmond, VA, AFRAM Festival Waterside, Norfolk, VA, Amphitheatre, Virginia Beach, VA’
Cinema Café, Virginia Beach, VA, West Care Foundation, Las Vegas, Nevada, VA live Entertainment Complex, Chesapake, VA, Meyera Oberndoft Auditorium, Virginiia Beach, VA.
Toured : Rick James. LL Cool J, Micky Howard, Brian McKnight, The Soul Child, The Manhattans, Allen Frey (New Birth), Dolores Milligan (Ladies of Skyy) The Barkays, Morris Day and the Time, Cameo, Lakeside and Rodger Trotman and Zapp.
Black Men Rock Image Awards 2014 Best R and B Vocalist
SEVAA Men in the Arts 2014
Entertainer Award 2014
Black Men Rock Image Awards 2015 Best Jazz Band
5018 Entertainer Award 2015
Radio, television, newspaper interviews with special guest appearances on over 50 radio stations, 75 print publications and 20 television appearances within the United States. Mentioned in four books that has been written and produced on the chronicles of the legendary Marvin Gaye.
Future 2012-2016 bookings and events
7 City Tour: “Every Child Has A Dream” Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach,
Hampton, Suffolk, Chesapeake and Newport News
“Every Child Has A Dream” (Tour) (2013-2014)
Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland, Atlanta, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia,
Chicago, Florida, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Paris France and South Africa
VA Live, Chesapeake, VA
Old School Entertainment Award Show (OSEAs)
Full Band: nine piece
Contact OSEAs 757 469-9183
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Very emotional day for Sesil J' he became the last Protege of Marvin Gaye on this day