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Frankie Beverly, singer, musician, songwriter, and producer, known primarily for his recordings with the soul and funk band, Maze. He is known for his casual clothing, including slacks, long-sleeved shirt, and a baseball cap. The group's hits, staples at many African American family reunions, include Joy and Pain, Before I Let Go, I Wanna Thank You and Happy Feelings.
Sarah Vaughan sang jazz from the 50's through the 70's. She sang, "Tenderly", Send in the Clowns", "If You Could See Me Now", "Body and Soul", "I've Got a Crush on You", That Luck Ol' Sun", "My Funny Valentine", "Whatever Lola Wants", "Misty", "How Long Has This Been Going On". In 1988, she was inducted into the American Jazz Hall of Fame.
Undeniably gifted and extraordinarily talented, Billie Holiday was one of the most important singers of the Twentieth Century. She sang and co-write songs that have become no less than jazz standards, like "God Bless the Child" and "Strange Fruit." She's inspired singers across genres and generations with her innovative, fully original vocals
Clora Bryant (born May 30, 1927, in Denison, Texas) is an American jazz trumpeter...Clora Bryant performed in high-school bands, and in the early 1940s toured Texas with an all-female band, the Prairie View Co-Eds. The Prairie View Co-Eds went to New York in 1944 for a successful gig at the Apollo Theater, where Clora Bryant scored a hit with the song "I had the craziest dream" on with her version of a solo by trumpeter Harry James.