Jalaani Gary was born in Tallahassee, Florida, and he moved to Gwinnett County, Georgia in 2004. He graduated from Brookwood High School in 2016. After, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia to pursue a degree in Music Composition at Morehouse College. In the spring of 2019, he transferred to Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. He graduated with his Electrical Engineering degree in the Spring of 2022.
Gary has a deep love and passion for music. Gary has been an employee of Guitar Center and its
subsidiary Music & Arts from 2018-2022 (where he was former manager and currently a Senior Sales Associate), a saxophone instructor at Vivio Music and Arts Academy from August 2020-May 2021, and an Audio-Visual Engineer at Jackson State’s Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
At the age of 10, Gary was introduced into playing saxophone, which led to him becoming a music artist, producer, and engineer. He also uses the keyboard and the guitar in his production. He is experienced with the following software: Ableton, FL Studio, Garageband, Logic Pro, and Reason.
At Morehouse College, he marched in the band and preformed for the NROTC Battalion (which he was a part of as a Midshipman from 2016-2018). At Jackson State University, he played in the jazz band, performed in 2019 and 2021 Homecoming’s “Street Jam”, ran the sound for the 2019 Homecoming’s “Gospel Hotspot”, and was a part of Outspoken Arts Collective. He has served at Suwanee Worship Center as the Lead Sound Engineer, and he currently serves at Berean Christian Church Gwinnett as a Sound Engineer.
As a Pro-Audio and Saxophone instructor at Music & Arts, he is excited to help grow and help develop new students. In his personal endeavors, he aspires to develop and innovate music technology. He also aspires to open his own music studio and start a mentoring program for young and inexperienced musicians and artists. By doing this, he hopes to guide the next music generation to greatness and help them foster a deep love and respect for the art.