Mervyn Edwin Warren (born February 29, 1964) is an American film composer, record producer, music conductor, music arranger, lyricist, songwriter, pianist, and vocalist. Warren is a five-time Grammy Award winner and a 10-time Grammy Award nominee. Warren has written the underscore and songs for many feature and television films and has written countless arrangements in a variety of musical styles for producers Quincy Jones, David Foster, Arif Mardin, and dozens of popular recording artists, including extensive work on Jones' Back on the Block, Q's Jook Joint, and Q: Soul Bossa Nostra.
Warren has also produced numerous jazz, pop, R&B, contemporary Christian, and gospel artists, typically arranging those recordings, often performing on them (on piano, keyboards, or vocals), and often writing or co-writing the melodies and lyrics. Warren is best known as an original member of the a cappella vocal group Take 6, for having composed the underscore to the #1 film The Wedding Planner, for producing and arranging songs for the hit film Sister Act 2, and for producing and arranging most of the soundtrack to the Whitney Houston film The Preacher's Wife -- the best-selling "gospel" album of all time.
Read more about Mervyn Warren: Early Life and Education, Early Musical Career, A Special Blend, Take 6, Music Career: Nashville, Handel's Messiah: A Soulful Celebration, Film and Music Career: Los Angeles
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