The producer, musician, and arranger is famous for helping Al Green find his sound on the Hi Records sessions and shaping Memphis soul. He also worked as a trumpet player and bandleader with minor R&B hits like “Soul Serenade” before Hi Records. 1. Willie Mitchell [youtube]tQh-_llN_UY[/youtube] Drummer and baritone forContinue Reading

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The legendary icon Lena Horne passed yesterday at New York Presbyterian Hospital of undisclosed causes. Ms.Horne started her career in the ’30’s as a dancer at the Cotton Club in Harlem when she was 16 years old. In the ’40’s she became the first Black entertainer to get a bigContinue Reading

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