Karees Brown is a singer/songwriter/vocal producer from Chicago, IL.
Singing ever since her parents could remember, her first professional experience was with the world-renowned Walt Whitman & The Soul Children of Chicago. This youth choir afforded her the opportunity to travel around the world; performing at the White House, and sharing the stage with artists such as David Foster, Stevie Wonder, Smokie Robinson, Celine Dion, and Yolanda Adams.
Karees' talent continued to develop during high school as she became heavily involved in several Music & Arts programs. She sat first chair as pricipal clarinetist in the community’s Southwest Symphony Orchestra, and had the privilege to travel overseas to Europe with her high school band & choir.
She got her first studio recording exerience with Kanye West after meeting at a high school talent competition. They went on to work on his music projects together.
As a young adult, Karees began to develop her musical talents and eventually became exceptionally versatile in her vocal producing, performance, and songwriting abilitites. This created opportunities to write and vocal produce for artists like, Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child, and the late Ramsey Lewis.
She was also very passionate about a female vocal group she and her friends formed during high school, named SEVEN, which gained the attention of Matthew Knowles. She also appeared on two seasons of American Idol and has performed as an opening act for Aretha Franklin & Prince, to name a few.
Karees currently works with Todd Dulaney of Dulaneyland Music as a vocal arranger and singer. She is also creating new original music, that is both soothing and uplifting. Karees’ mission is to create music that produces healing and inspiration for people's souls. Her desire is that her music shares the heart and SOUND of God with people across the globe, breaking all denominational and geographical barriers.