48 min

Tony Award Winning Career Musician | Leslie Odom Jr‪.‬ The Career Musician

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Leslie Odom Jr. is a singer, songwriter, broadway star, actor, and author. He best known for his portrayal of Aaron Burr in the musical Hamilton, which earned him a 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in the same year. Odom Jr.’s self-titled debut album charted at #1 on the Billboard Jazz chart and #147 on the Billboard 200. In 2017, he re-released Simply Christmas as a deluxe edition with new arrangements and new songs. The holiday album hit #1 on iTunes and Billboard Jazz Charts. For his performance as singer Sam Cooke in One Night in Miami... (2020), Odom earned Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award, and Golden Globe Awards nominations for Best Supporting Actor. He was also nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for writing the film’s original song "Speak Now," for which he won Best Song at the 2021 Critics' Choice Awards. You can catch Leslie in his role as Harold McBrayer in the The Sopranos prequel film The Many Saints of Newark!

In March 2018, Odom Jr. added the title of author to his resume with the release of his book – Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher and Never Stop Learning. Failing Up is about unlocking your true potential and making your dreams come true even when it seems impossible.

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Leslie Odom Jr. is a singer, songwriter, broadway star, actor, and author. He best known for his portrayal of Aaron Burr in the musical Hamilton, which earned him a 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in the same year. Odom Jr.’s self-titled debut album charted at #1 on the Billboard Jazz chart and #147 on the Billboard 200. In 2017, he re-released Simply Christmas as a deluxe edition with new arrangements and new songs. The holiday album hit #1 on iTunes and Billboard Jazz Charts. For his performance as singer Sam Cooke in One Night in Miami... (2020), Odom earned Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award, and Golden Globe Awards nominations for Best Supporting Actor. He was also nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for writing the film’s original song "Speak Now," for which he won Best Song at the 2021 Critics' Choice Awards. You can catch Leslie in his role as Harold McBrayer in the The Sopranos prequel film The Many Saints of Newark!

In March 2018, Odom Jr. added the title of author to his resume with the release of his book – Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher and Never Stop Learning. Failing Up is about unlocking your true potential and making your dreams come true even when it seems impossible.

@leslieodomjr
https://www.instagram.com/leslieodomjr/?hl=en
http://www.leslieodomjr.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_Odom_Jr.
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1502434/

@thecareermusician
@nomadsplace

🖥 THE CAREER MUSICIAN WEBSITE:
https://proseries.thecareermusician.com/

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48 min