Etta James – American singer who performed in various genres, including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz, and gospel.
Barbara Carroll – American jazz pianist and vocalist.
Edmund Sylvers – American singer–songwriter, actor and musician. Sylvers was best known as the lead singer of the American family disco/soul music vocal group The Sylvers, which had popular success with songs such as “Boogie Fever” during the mid- to late-1970s.
Alicia Keys – American singer, songwriter and actress. A classically trained pianist, Keys began composing songs by age 12 and was signed at 15 years old by Columbia Records.