WAYNE GERARD IS AN AWARD WINNING PRODUCER, SONGWRITER, AND MUSICIAN who has collaborated with artists across many genres.
He’s worked as a producer with FBT/Web, the record label/production company started by the Bass Brothers and has gone on to work on production and remixes for SS501, Madonna, Garbage, Tony Yayo, Young Buck, Denise Pearson, Peter Gabriel, Dr. Fink(Prince), King Gordy, Paradime, Abstrakt Intellekt, The Motor City Horns, Al Turner, Jessica Care Moore, Divinity Roxx, Stefanie Christi’an and Alsou to name a few.
Gerard has extensive co-writing credits, including Bob James’ ‘Urban Flamingo’, as well as writing for Paradime (‘Mr. Dime’ ‘Better Days’ ‘Oh No’) and Eminem protege King Gordy (the rock/rap banger ‘Stress’). He created incidental music for the urban short film ‘From Lust To Love’ and the award-winning international film ‘Eastern Tide’, He has scored 5 feature length films as well as providing music for numerous movie shorts, trailers and commercials. He has also created and licensed music for various TV, film and multimedia applications, such as KUWTK, Oprah, History Channel, Apple, Facebook, Hardcore Pawn, Soccer Mom, Rob and Big, KUWTK, Botched, Duck Dynasty, Microsoft, Can I Get a Date, Smithsonian, Fabulous Life of Nicki Minaj, National Geographic, Sundance, Nike, Hanes and many more.
Gerard is also an accomplished musician, having contributed guitar to Dave McMurray’s ‘Grateful Dedication’, Marion Meadows’ ‘Soul City’, SUIMAH ‘Music Under Influence’, Armchair Expert w Dax Shepard and Jessi James/Grace Guns ‘Rock and Roll Ni66a’ as well as guitar, bass and keys for many other projects. He has also toured, recorded and performed with Patti Smith, Bob James, Dennis Coffey, Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard, Dave McMurray, Warren Hill, Marion Meadows, Jeff Lorber, Alexander Zonjic and many others.
Wayne lives in Michigan where he actively continues to perform, produce and compose. His most recent projects include The Inevitable Maturation of Frederick Beauregard, SUIMAH, Jessi James/Grace Guns and Zonjic/Lloyd.
AS A SIDEMAN -
Pieces of a Dream
Grover Washignton, Jr
Norma Jean Bell
AS A SESSION PLAYER -
Bob James - "Joy Ride"
Bob James - "Urban Flamingo"
Al Turner - "Movin'"
Leroy Hyter - "Frederick Douglass Project"
Althea Rene - "Unstoppable"
Dave McMurray - "NuLife Stories"
Dave McMurray - "Soul Searching"
Dave McMurray - "Peace of Mind"
Dave McMurray - "My Brother and Me"
Paul Randolph - "In the Company of Others"
Ron Otis - Upfront
Afro Cubano Chant Vol 2 - Self-titled
Patti Smith - "The Hunter Gets the Game"
Carolyn Striho - "Reminiscing About The Future"
Rayse Biggs - "For the Love of It"
Marion Meadows - "Soul City"
Marion Meadows - "Christmas w You"
Kristen Bell/Bob Murvach - "Oopsies"
Dax Shepard/Bob Murvach - "Armchair Expert"
SUIMAH - "Sound Under Influence"
Jessi James/Grace Guns - "Rock and Roll Ni66a"
Lloyd/Zonjic - Self titled
Bugs Beddow - "Yudaman"
The Motor City Horns - "The Introduction"
Paradime - "The Inevitable Maturation of Frederick Beauregard"
Paradime - "Oh No!"
Paradime - "11 Steps Down"
As a Co-writer/Producer
Bob James’ ‘Urban Flamingo’ (co-write)
Denise Pearson 'Freefall' (co-write/production)
Denise Pearson 'Freak Dance' (co-write/production)
Denise Pearson 'Pandora's Box'(production)
Denise Pearson 'Close to Nowhere' (production)
Denise Pearson 'Higher Love' (production)
King Gordy 'Stress' (production)
Jessi James/Grace Guns "Rock and Roll Ni66a" (co-write/production)
Jessi James/Grace Guns "Supa Dupa Star" (co-write/production)
Jessi James/Grace Guns "Jim Crow" (co-write/production)
Jessi James/Grace Guns "Scorpio" (co-write/production)
Paradime - "Better Days" (co-write/production)
Paradime - "Mr Dime"(co-write/production)
Paradime - "Oh No!"(co-write/production)
Paradime - "Hearts On Tape"(production)
Paradime - "Make My Way"(production)
Paradime - "Deja Vu"(co-write/production)
The Motor City Horns - "The Introduction" (co-write/production)
Bugs Beddow - "Yudaman" (co-write/production)
Outside In (writer/production/artist)
WG "Vision" (writer/production/artist)
Madonna - "Music", Maverick (white label)
Peter Gabriel - "Shock the Monkey", Real World (20th anniversary remix)
Tony Yayo ft, Young Buck - "So Seductive", Aftermath
Pitchshifter "Get Up", Sanctuary
Dr. Fink (keyboardist for Prince and The Revolution) "Ultrasound", CD Baby
Atmospheria Vol 1
Atmospheria Vol 2
2014 I Behind the Door
2011 Henry Dobbs
2011 The Senator's Daughter
2011 Blind Dates
2010 Paranormal Proof
2010 The Verdict
2010 Flowers for Norma
2005 Waiting on Alphie
2005 Soccer Mom
Liberace Scholarship at Wayne State University
Best Produced Jazz CD (Bugs Beddow, "Yudaman", Produced by WG, AL Ayoub and Bugs) Metro Times Music Awards
Best Jazz Ensemble 3X w Alexander Zonjic
Winner, Sony Remix contest (Geri King "Not the Man")