Tag Archives: musician

Prince Rogers Nelson – Dead at 57

These are posts you never want to write. What is there to say? There is so much to say. I haven’t been this sucker punched, since I heard about Michael Jackson. Prince was part of my youth. Prince was part … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Alvin Slaughter is an American gospel musician, worship leader, singer-songwriter. Slaughter is based out of New York City, where he was a member of the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir until the early 1990s,[1] when he was signed by Integrity Music and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Late Evening Extras

Prince   (born Prince Rogers Nelson, June 7, 1958) is a singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He has been known under the unpronounceable symbol , which he used between 1993 and 2000. During that period he was frequently referred to in … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Edgar Holland Winter (born December 28, 1946), is an American musician. He is famous for being a multi-instrumentalist. He is a highly skilled keyboardist, saxophonist and percussionist. He often plays an instrument while simultaneously singing. He was most successful in … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

Patrice Rushen (born Patrice Louise Rushen, September 30, 1954, Los Angeles, California)[1] is a Grammy Award-winning African American R&B and jazz vocalist, composer and pianist. Rushen is the elder of two daughters born to the late Allen Rushen and the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

George Benson (born March 22, 1943)[1] is a multi- Grammy Award winning American musician, whose production career began at the age of twenty-one as a jazz guitarist. He is also known as a pop, R&B, and scat singer. This one-time … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Jonathan Butler (born October 10, 1961, Athlone, Cape Town, South Africa) is a singer-songwriter and guitarist. His music is often classified as R&B, jazz fusion or worship music. Born and raised in Cape Town during Apartheid, Butler started singing and … Continue reading

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