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Daniel “DBJ” Bartley Jr.: The Consummate Music Artist

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Daniel Bartley Jr., aka DBJ, was born in Cap-Haitian, Haiti and raised in South Florida. Music has always been a central part of his life.

From jazz to classical, R ‘N B to Pop, DBJ immersed himself in different styles of music from a young age. This diversity has helped shape his sound today.

He studied music at BAK Middle school of the arts, AW Dreyfoos Jr. High School of the performing arts and FAU Commercial Music program where he learned all aspects of music both creative and business. At FAU, he specialized in Classical & Jazz Piano, Music Production, and Music Composition

DBJ is a consummate entertainer/artist who has performed in many different arenas large and small sharing his love, dedication and passion for music with the world. Love, relationships, and a deeper connection with people have always been the driving force in his creative process.

He is owner of Elijah Amor Studios, a music production/publishing company where he creates music for TV, movies, commercials, and live productions. He is also a co-host of a music education blog called “The Eargasm Show.” He’s a music educator, music entertainer, and entrepreneur. To date, he has released several singles, and is working on and EP and album for 2021.

DBJ is also wrapping up production as lead composer on a film entitled “The Sweetest Girl.”

DBJ, who is managed by industry veteran Michael R. Crump, loves telling compelling stories through his art and gift of music and continues to awe audiences around the world.

About the Author

New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.