Leroy McClendon; Keyboard, Saxophone and Vocals
Leroy McClendon is a native of Sanford, Florida. He began playing piano at the age of 9 years and began taking saxophone lessons at the age of 13. Upon graduating high school, Leroy earned a music scholarship to the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida.
From the mid-1970s to early 1980s, Leroy played keyboards and saxophone with “Society” a local Central Florida R&B band that took second place at the Apollo in 1975.
In the mid-1980s, Leroy extended his musical talent into producing and engineering. He worked as recording engineer and producer for Q&R Studios when it opened in Orlando, Florida, in 1983. In the mid 1990s, Leroy served as a recording engineer for music manager Johnny Wright, recording such artists as the Backstreet Boys, Aaron Carter, and 95 South.
He is the founder of Billy Boy Productions in Lake Mary, Florida, where he produces music for area vocalists, his original compositions and voiceovers for local businesses.