B Michael L is a trained vocalist who graduated from Howard University's valuable school of Fine Arts - valuable due to it being the only musically accredited school from a predominantly black University. During his time there, B Michael L popularized a fusion sound of blending jazz, hip hop and pop music (from various time periods) - around the same time the neo-soul movement came about. Vocally influenced by funk and R&B masters of the 70s, B Michael L became a premier vocalist for the Jazz Vocal Workshop under the guidance of the late Webster Lewis, Grady Tate and Kehembe Eichelberger. Now out on his own, B Michael L has blessed many successful independent acts with his lyric writing, vocals and harmonies. A fine solo performer, B Michael L has stepped from under his mentors to become a jazz club and venue entertainer with much positive critical acclaim. A driven promoter, B Michael L has organized and promoted showcases for other artists as well as for himself.