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Ronnie Laws has a soulful sound on tenor that ushered in a new era of Jazz-Funk Fusion that help shape contemporary jazz as we know it today. Laws has a proven natural art of combining the exploratory heart of Jazz with the broader reaching strains of Soul and Pop music. His iconic career, includes early-'70s gigs with Quincy Jones, Ramsey Lewis, Earth, Wind & Fire Howard Hewett, Hugh Masekela and his brother, Hubert Laws. He is often listed on Billboard's contemporary jazz chart
His first hit, “Always There” , was one of the most popular, sax-driven, cross-over hits of the 70’s Jazz-FunkFusion era. He pioneered the sensualization of the soprano sax with Quiet Storm gems such as “Grace”, “Karmen”, and “Just Love”. Pressure Sensitive, Fever, and Friends and Strangers (Blue Note 1978), the title track of his third album, all propelled to gold status.
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“Doc” -Owner, spent 11 years in the U.S. Navy, 5 years as a Security Specialist, he transitioned to being a Corpsman (Combat Medic) and he was attached to a Marine Corps Special Operations Unit, where he was responsible for the health and safety of the team while it was doing all forms of Missions. He became a Civilian in 2001 and began working in the Middle East and Europe as a Private Military Contractor, working Static and Dynamic positions as a PSD Operator and Force Protection Specialist. After returning to the States he took his experience and went to work at the Federal Air Marshal Training center in Atlantic city NJ teaching Advanced Pistol
Navajo Nation President Russel Begaye Posted on October 14th at 7:50 AM
I am moblizing the entire executive branch to help the people of the former Bennett Freeze area. We've talked enough about it and now need to get things done. The preliminaries are in place and VP and I with our executive and division team will tour the area on Thursday and Friday... Have a great day and make a difference in someone's life!
Carolyn Griffey is an American female soul vocalist, and member of the soul funk group Shalamar. She is the daughter of Carrie Lucas and Solar Records boss Dick Griffey, who worked with Don Cornelius in the television program, Soul Train.
Griffey grew up around The Whispers, Shalamar, Midnight Star, Dynasty, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and James Brown, who all appeared on Soul Train or who were signed to Solar Records.
She has been the lead female vocalist of Shalamar since 2001. She appeared on ITV’s Hit Me, Baby, One More Time in 2005, and has been touring the world with the Howard Hewett and Jeffrey Daniel.
She also sings with the Andraé Crouch Gospel Choir, who are known for their work on Michael Jackson's "Man in the Mirror", "Keep the Faith" and "Will You Be There".
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V. Holmes, producer and director of a powerful heart felt show entitled; “A Tribute to the Motown Greats” a true God given revelation was presented to her in the form of a dream, at a time of despare
Holmes’ vocal performance credits include: the National Anthem for the Chicago Boxing Commission, an appearance on the Cutting Edge with Darryll King, several Chicago Police Department Graduations, Hawthorne Race Course, Eddie Kendricks, Pops Staples, Jackie Ross, Eric Cable, Brownstone, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Howard Hewett, Phil Upchurch, Raynard Minor, Tyrone Davis, Otis Clay, Willie Clayton, The Dangerous Diva’s, Audley Reid, Ray Silkman, Ashford & Simpson, Ramsey Lewis, Stedman Graham’s Book Signing, Rev.Willie Barrow’s Birthday Celebration, Rev. Clay Evans Birthday Celebration, Hal Davis of Motown, The Black Women Expo with a tribute to Minnie Riperton performing “Lovin You”, the Magdenburg Jazz Festival in Germany perfoming with The Schnapka Connection, AllboutMusic with Grant Jones, American European Connection, Thomas Motter of Heidelburg Germany. She has also done voiceovers for: Hershal and Luster Silk, and station ID’s for various media companies.
Holmes has also appeared on various specials including The Sammy Davis Jr. Awards in Houston, Texas, WGN’s People to People, Channel 19’s Have your Say, Robert Townsend Christmas Special, NBC’s (5) News Morning Show , ABC (7) Morning News and FOX Morning News.
Holmes has received awards from The Fred Hampton Scholarship Fund Image Award and Narski Music Outstanding Entertainment & Community Achievement Award.
Holmes is currently perfoming for the Bulls Entertainment Network as lead vocalist with her bands--V Holmes & the Fellas and MDV Live. She is also the lead vocalist for the American European Connection (Germany).
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