Day: November 1, 2017

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter

General Background: Born: September 4, 1981 (36 years) Birthplace: Houston, TX Spouse: Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter Children: Blue Ivy Carter, Sir Carter, Rumi Carter R&B & Soul Singer Founded: Survivor Foundation, BeyGood Childhood & Early Life:

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David Baker

A performer, composer and educator Born in Indianapolis on Dec. 21, 1931 and passed away in March 2016 Founded Indiana University’s jazz studies program in 1968 David Baker along with Gunther Schuller were the original

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Fats Domino

Antoine Dominique Domino Jr. most popularly known as “Fats Domino” was born February 26, 1928 and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He recently died October 24, 2017 and he was heavily influenced by his father

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Diana Ross

Dianas full name was Diana Ernestine Earle Ross. She was born on March 26, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan and is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer.  Ross rose to fame as the lead

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The Walls Group

  The Walls Group is an American urban contemporary gospel group The Walls Group is based in Houston, Texas The Gospel Quartet  consists of four siblings, two sisters Rhea Walls and Ahjah walls and two brothers,

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Kierra Sheard

Kierra Valencia “KiKi” Sheard is the daughter of gospel singer Karen Clark Sheard (member of gospel singing group The Clark Sisters and the granddaughter of gospel choral director Mattie Moss Clark. She was born in Detroit,

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Miles Davis

Miles Davis was born in May 26, 1926 and died in September 28, 1991. He was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.  The transition in his musical style and his own personal experiences are

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Teddy Pendergrass

Theodore DeReese Pendergrass was born on March 26, 1950 in Philadelphia. He began is music career in gospel music, singing in local Philadelphia churches, and became an ordained minister at the age of 10. By

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Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan is one of the most transformative artist to grace musical billboards. Khan was  born Yvette Marie Stevens, March 23, 1953  into an artistic, bohemian household in Chicago, Illinois. Widely known as the Queen of Funk, Khan

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