Roderick has been singing almost as long as he has been speaking. Chicago Sun-Times writer Lloyd Sachs states that he is, “a smooth and serious singer.”  Baton Rouge Morning Advocate writer Rod Dreher calls him, “a very special talent.”  Jazztimes Magazine proclaims, “he is an able convert to jazz, when Jon Hendricks invited him on stage for a round of Thelonius Monk’s ‘Rhythmaning.’”
  He has worked with Clarinetist Alvin Batiste, Pianist Ellis Marsalis, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and numerous others.  His recordings are as follows:  Beautiful Beginnings, produced by Delfeayo Marsalis and The Essence Of… produced by Grammy Award Winner, Nicholas Payton, and a self-produced CD, Perfect Imperfections, E-VOL-VING, featuring, Ellis Marsalis and Saxophonist Donald Harrison.  His first recorded EP of original R&B music, Back To Love, became an top charting project overseas.  It spawned a #1 single, Got To, #3 Make It Last Forever and #5 Back To Love. His voice was apart of the HBO Soul of the Game, the BET BlacKout, and UMC series, Terror Lake Drive, a featured vocalist on Kent Jordan’s CD, Out of this World, as well as, a Folgers Coffee and McDonalds Commercial. His latest release, “2702”, produced by Grammy Award Nominee, Vocalist and Drummer, Jamison Ross is well received overseas as well as in the states.  The current project, “2702”, went to #4 on the Amazon U.K. In the states, it went to #26 on JazzWeek Charts.