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 Played in the ensembles of Quincy Jones and George Russell David Baker along with Gunther Schuller were the original artistic directors of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, established in […]

Barry White

Born Barry Eugene Carter on September 12, 1944 in Galveston, Texas Raised in Los Angeles and involved himself in the local music culture at an early age Member of the Upfronts, the Atlantics and the Majestics Found greater success offstage, guiding the careers of others, including Felice Taylor and Viola Wills Formed the group Love Unlimited in 1969, […]