Music Birthday: Barry White

Today, September 12, 1944, Barry White was born Barry Eugene Carter in Galveston, Texas. Barry’s beautiful baritone blends amiably with those of El Debarge, James Ingram and Al B. Sure!, on Quincy Jones’ ‘The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite).’  The song was written by El Debarge, Quincy Jones, Siedah Garrett (also provided backing vocals), andContinue reading “Music Birthday: Barry White”

Music Birthday: Quincy Jones

🔊🥳Today, March 14, 1933, Quincy Delight Jones Jr. in Chicago, Illinois. Of the 80 Grammy Award nominations Jones has earned, 28 he won. The latest of which? “Quincy,” the Netflix documentary co-directed by Jones’ daughter Rashida Jones. The film won in Best Music Film category, and it’s enshrinement of the R&B/Soul legend is welcomed. WithContinue reading “Music Birthday: Quincy Jones”

Music Birthday: James Ingram

🔊🥳Today, February 16, 1953, James Edward Ingram was born in Akron, Ohio. Ingram debuted incredible, memorable vocals to two songs from Quincy Jones’ “The Dude” album in 1981: ‘Just Once,’ and ‘One Hundred Ways.’ The US Hot 100 saw these songs peak at nos. 17 and 14. During the 24th Annual Grammy Awards, Ingram earnedContinue reading “Music Birthday: James Ingram”