The singer inspired other R&B artists, including Erykah Badu, Macy Gray and Janelle Monáe.
Besides the trumpet legend, Cobb played with such artists as John Coltrane, Dinah Washington, Billie Holiday, Wynton Kelly and Stan Getz.
Lucas had a storied career as a musician, composer and album producer (including Madonna's first).
Jeremiah G. Hamilton was the richest non-white man in the country.
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Since those early dates, the two friends jetted into supersonic motion with their own stellar--and busy--careers, only rarely
__________________________________ By Dan Ouellette, ZEALnyc Senior Editor, August 24, 2016 When his jazz hero died, Joans
The program proceeded with "What cha going to do for Me" another song from her days with Rufus, which had the revved crowd
Pianist Gary Motley took the piano chair and lent his elegant swing and facile chops to the proceedings. A seasoned professional