Lionel Richie - American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and television judge. Eric Dolphy - American jazz alto saxophonist, bass clarinetist and flautist. On a few occasions, he also played the clarinet and piccolo. Dolphy was one of several multi-instrumentalists to gain prominence in the same era. His use of the bass clarinet helped to […]
Brenda Holloway - American singer and songwriter, who was a recording artist for Motown Records during the 1960s. Her best-known recordings are the soul hits, "Every Little Bit Hurts", "When I'm Gone", and "You've Made Me So Very Happy." Mitty Collier - American church pastor, gospel singer and former rhythm and blues singer. Clay Hammond […]
Lee John - British musician, singer, and actor of St Lucian descent. Jimmy Castor - American funk, R&B, and soul musician. He is credited with vocals, saxophone and composition. He is best known for songs such as It's Just Begun, Bertha Butt Boogie, and his biggest hit single, the million-seller Troglodyte. Rosetta Hightower - American […]
Marvin "Smitty" Smith - American jazz drummer and composer. Marvin Smith was born in Waukegan, Illinois, where his father, Marvin Sr., was a drummer. "Smitty" was exposed to music at a young age, receiving formal musical training at the age of three.