We remember Wilton Felder. ‘Crusading’

This day (September 27, 2015) died Wilton Felder, American saxophone and bass player best known as a founding member of The Crusaders, initially called the Jazz Crusaders.Digest Tracklist : The Crusaders – Soul Shadows (1984) . The…

This week In Singing Ladies 28/52

Toni Braxton, Katie Melua, Beth Hart, Linda Ronstadt, Mavis Staples, Christine Mcvie, Macy Gray, Suzanne Vega, Minnie Riperton, Storm Large, Ella Fitzgerald, Sade Adu They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 411 Posts we publish…

This week In Singing Ladies 21/52

Lalah Hathaway, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight, Minnie Riperton, Diana Ross, Lauryn Hill, En Vogue, Tina Turner, Jewel & Beyonce, Omara Portuondo They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 330…

This week In Soul Artists 21/52

Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Soul II Soul, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Patti LaBelle, Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Minnie Riperton, Jackie Wilson, The Isley Brothers, Marvin Gaye. They are the Soul Artists selected…

Happy Birthday Mariah Carey. ‘MC Superstar’

This day (March 27, 1969), in Huntington, New York,, is born Mariah Carey, American singerDigest Tracklist : Vision Of Love (1990) . Emotions (MTV AMA, 1991) . If It’s Over (1992) . Hero (Live at Jay Leno, 1993) . Anytime You Need a Friend…

Singing (and Playing) With George Benson

George Benson whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has played guitar or sang with a myriad of artists, either jazz or soul. We have selected twelve of them. . They are Rachelle Ferrell , Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau, Carlos…