RAMSEY LEWIS

Ramsey Emmanuel Lewis, Jr. (born May 27, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American jazz and pop pianist and keyboardist.He formed the Ramsey Lewis Trio in 1956 with Eldee Young…

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LAMONT “NAPALM” DIXON

Lamont Dixon, better known in the poetry world as "Napalm," was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa along with three brothers. He graduated from John Bartram High School where he…

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THELONIUS MONK

Thelonious "Sphere" Monk was born on October 10, 1917, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, but was only four when his mother and his two siblings, Marion and Thomas, moved to…

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DENISE KING

One day a shy girl from Philadelphia, PA, was sweeping her front stoop and sweetly singing "Summertime” when a guitarist/writer from Philadelphia International Records walked by and heard her singing.…

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BARBARA MONTGOMERY

Barbara Montgomery has been in the entertainment field for over thirty years as a music industry executive, publisher, producer, songwriter, arranger, recording artist, as well as working in production for…

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SEKOU SUNDIATA

Blues, jazz, funk, and Afro-Caribbean percussion surround the soulful voice of Harlem-born poet Sekou Sundiata on his recordings, The Blue Oneness of Dreams and Longstoryshort. His words speak of black…

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GERALD L. CANNON

Gerald L. Cannon, Musician, composer, and artist was born in Racine, Wisconsin, and is a true-life 21st century Renaissance man. For that reason one should not confuse his craft with…

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TSHOMBE HARRIS

Tshombe Sekou Harris, who goes by the name Truth Theory was born April 18, 1973 in New Orleans, La. He wrote his first piece of literature in July of 2006…

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JOHN COLTRANE

John Coltrane was born September 23, 1926 in Hamlet North Carolina and grew up in High Point, North Carolina, where he learned to play E-flat alto horn, clarinet, and (at…

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