Jahmori Simmons has been instrumental in using his songwriting skills to infuse the culture of hip-hop with classical, pop, rhythm and blues. He is presently pursuing avenues for utilizing his artistic skills to bring innovation to the hip-hop, R&B and pop societies, by integrating his training as an orchestral performer, composer and producer to add to the currency of this music era.
Jahmori continues to hone his skills by collaborating with those in the fields of music education and entertainment. He has worked with artist such as Cyhi The Prynce (GOOD Music, Def Jam Recordings, Convict Kartel), Rich Homie Quan (Motown Records), and Akon (Convict Kartel) just to name a few. He has sharpened his craft by participating in songwriting and production classes with the Grammy Foundation in Nashville, TN and Los Angeles, CA. He has also performed and produced scores for various musical competitions. His musical composition, ”Conquer”, reached the semi-finalist category for the National Black Arts Festival “2011 First Glance” competition. He has obtained various academic and performance honors such as Principals List, Quincy Jones and the Dr. Dre Awards presented by Carver School of Arts in Atlanta, Georgia. He has performed for the cast members (Queen Latifah, Gabriel Union, Morris Chestnut) for the film, “A Perfect Holiday,” AthFest event in Athens, Ga., Canton Jones, and the bi-annual artist recital presented by Integrative Arts Creations, Inc.
Simmons is regarded by those who have been privileged to work with him, as a humble, versatile, gifted and enthusiastic artist/composer. His work with the community and various performing artists and groups is expanding his popularity.
His community services and performances include Little Boy Blue Pageant (Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, INC; Macon, Ga.) Salvation Army (Charitable Campaign; Atlanta, Georgia) Victorious Kidz Academy (Douglasville, Georgia); Integrative Arts Creations (Douglasville, Georgia) The Margaret Mitchell House (Atlanta, Georgia); Atlanta Public Schools (Atlanta, Georgia); Georgia Music Educator’s Association Performance Evaluations (Atlanta, Georgia); Athfest (Athens, Georgia); Just Churchin’(Atlanta, Georgia); All About Christ Network (Atlanta, Georgia), Usher Raymonds’ New Look Project (Atlanta, Georgia), Canton Jones' Cajo University (Atlanta, Georgia), and Harp SZN (Atlanta, Georgia).