Harvey Mason, Jr.

Harvey Mason Jr. is a seventime Grammy Awardwinning American songwriter, record producer and movie producer. He has written and produced songs for popular performers in the music industry including Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Chris Brown. In addition, major motion picture and television studios have called on Harvey to produce music for blockbuster films amp television including Beyonc and Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls, Whitney Houston in Sparkle, Hailee Steinfeld and Anna Kendrick in Pitch Perfect and Mary J. Blige and Neyo in The Wiz Live.

Mason Jr. was born into a musical family. His father, noted jazz drummer Harvey Mason, Sr., and mother, Sally Mason, both attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Harvey moved with his family to Los Angeles as a child and followed his father to many recording sessions with such greats as Quincy Jones, The Brothers Johnson and Herbie Hancock. Mason Jr. penned his first song at the age of eight for Grover Washington Jr. titled Love Makes It Better.

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