Eddie Jefferson – Jazz vocalist and lyricist.
Johnny Graham – Lead/rhythm guitar, trumpet, percussionist in American R&B, soul, and funk band, Earth, Wind & Fire.
Beverly Lee – American soul singer who was a member of the all-girl vocal pop group, The Shirelles.
Syreeta Wright – American singer-songwriter, best known for her music during the early 1970s through the early 1980s.
Tony Bennett – American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz. He is also a painter, having created works under his birth name that are on permanent public display in several institutions.