Legendary composer for film and television, Dunn Pearson Jr. professionally known as the "Black Beethoven," scoring credits include the docudrama “Unhinged” (based on his own journey), theme of the Fox TV smash "New York Undercover," the HBO movie, " Head Office," Columbia Pictures box office hit "The Professional," Miramax’s “Ride,” Mario & Melvin Van Peebles "Identity Crisis," the faith based “Iniquity” and the Cinecom Int. Film, starring Oprah Winfrey, "Native Son”. He orchestrated and arranged the Broadway Musical, “Amen Corner”.
In the studio this accomplished pianist has produced, arranged, written and worked with such recording artists, as The O'Jays, Stephanie Mills, Teddy Pendergrass, Stevie Wonder, Mtume, Roy Ayers, D'Angelo, Mary J. Blige, Keith Sweat, Gerald Levert and James J. T. Taylor. Amassing 26 gold and platinum awards, Dunn has produced fitness video stars Jody Watley, Joannie Greggains, and Denise Austin's ESPN shown "Getting Fit." He has also met the commercial hurdle of Madison Avenue with over a dozen commercials for McDonald's, United Airlines and the highly acclaimed SUPERBOWL Wendy's "Chicken Nugget" commercial featuring Kool and The Gang.