J. Windsor hails from Jacksonville, Florida. He began singing at the age of three. While in High School, J. Windsor was involved in local community and church choirs. He continued to develop his love for music by becoming a musician for several churches and conducting gospel music workshops. Before graduating High School, J. Windsor accepted his calling into ministry. He would later become a licensed and ordained minister of the gospel.
While attending Tuskegee University, J. Windsor became the Minister of Music for Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. J. Windsor’s love and passion for music ministry provoked him to leave Tuskegee to pursue music ministry full-time.
Soon thereafter, he was invited to minister on an East Coast Evangelical Tour with Evangelist David Young. J. Windsor toured for several months. During his time on the road, he began developing his song writing abilities.
In September of 1996, J. Windsor stepped out on faith and relocated to Long Island, NY. J. Windsor began to fellowship with St. Paul Community Church. During his tenure there, he served in the capacity of Youth Pastor and Worship Leader.
In June 2004, J. Windsor relocated to Atlanta, Georgia. In November of the same year, he joined New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, where would become a member of the Worship & Arts Department. During his time there, he met his now mentor and brother Gospel Recording Artist Byron Cage. Minister Cage provided an opportunity to J. Windsor to perform at an Easter Service for New Birth at the Georgia Dome in 2007.
Shortly after, J. Windsor began traveling nationally and internationally with Minister Byron Cage. J. Windsor facilitated an international musical workshop for him in Paris in 2009. He recorded two albums: Faithful to Believe in Detroit, Michigan featuring Karen Clark Sheard, Marvin Winans, Tye Tribbet, and Pastor Charles Jenkins and Memoirs of a Worshipper featuring Fred Hammond recorded in Chicago, Illinois. He worked with Dwayne Woods, vocal arranger on both albums. J. Windsor released his debut EP entitled Transparency of Worship in March 2018.
Other ministry opportunities:
LIVE at the Apollo Tour background vocalist in 2008 where it featured Kim Burrell and Dave Hollister.
Billboard Live tour in Japan 2009 with two shows in Osaka, Japan and three shows in Tokyo.
J. Windsor performed on the Gospel One Love Cruise three times
Feature worship leader for Cruise for a Cause in Bahamas
Performed in Lagos, Nigeria with Byron Cage in 2012
J. Windsor was nominated for New Artist of the Year, Praise & Worship Leader of the Year, and Contemporary Album of the Year by VOGMA – Voices of Gospel Music Awards held in Mobile, AL September 9, 2017.
Winner of Contemporary Christian Male Vocalist of the Year- Gospel Choice Awards 2019.
Nominated for six Rhythm of Gospel Music Awards in 2018 !!
To advance the kingdom of God, J. Windsor encourages us to Love God-Love Yourself- and Love Others.
Transparency of Worship (EP)
Released March 31, 2018
Windsor House Music Group