-SLIM MAN- Conceived on the Isle of Capri in Italy, he was born in Baltimore, Maryland. When he was 5 years old, Slim Man saw a movie with his dad. That film was The Five Pennies, and when Slim Boy saw Louis Armstrong play the trumpet and sing, he told his Dad, Thats what I want to do.
Slim Man studied trumpet for the next 9 years, and taught himself how to play piano and guitar. After studying piano, composition, and harmony at Peabody Institute in Baltimore, MD, Slim Man got signed as a songwriter to Motown Records. Hes had songs recorded by the Temptations, Angela Bofill, Carl Anderson, and others. Slim Man recorded a CD for Motown, which gave birth to his signature stylea unique blend of jazz, soul, and pop.
Slim Man went on to form the band BootCamp, who had two of the first 100 videos ever played on MTV. Those videos catapulted BootCamp into a successful concert career, performing with The B-52s, Squeeze, Split Enz, Johnny Winter, and others. In the late 1990s, Slim Man started Bona Fide, an instrumental group whose combination of funk and jazz brought forth the Number One single X Ray Hip. Not content with just writing music,
Slim Man has written screenplays, the latest of which, Marlboro Men, is currently being pitched. Slim Man released a cookbook in 2016, Slim Man Cooks, which features 52 recipes of his own creation, and 52 funny stories about growing up Slim. And in January, 2022, Mr. Man released his second cookbook. Slim Man Cooks Volume 2! 30 Recipes. 30 Stories. 30 videos. Its a cookbook. Its a memoir. Its funny! And... Slim Man sang for Pope John Paul II at the Vatican on Christmas Day, 1999. True story! Just thought wed toss that in the mix.
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