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Today’s Soul Birthdays – October 9
O.V Wright (American singer who is generally regarded as a blues artist by African-American fans in the Deep South; he is also regarded as one of Southern soul’s most authoritative and individual artists.)
Abdullah Ibrahim (South African pianist and composer.)
Nona Hendryx (American vocalist, record producer, songwriter, musician, author, and actress. )
Rod Temperton (English songwriter, musician, vocalist, and record producer.)
Kenny Garrett (American post-bop jazz saxophonist and flautist who gained recognition in his youth as a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra and of Miles Davis’s band.)
Yusef Lateef (American jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer, and prominent figure among the Ahmadiyya Community in America.)