The jazz singer Nancy Wilson died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Classic jazz singer who recorded the award-winning albums How Glad I Am and Turned to Blue.
She was married to drummer Kenny Dennis from 1960 until 1970. She was later married to Reverend Wiley Burton in 1974 until 2008. She had children named Sheryl, Samantha, and Kenneth Jr.
There have never been a lot of female guitarists out there, so most of my influences were male. Acoustically, I followed Joni Mitchell and Paul Simon. Also, John Lennon and Paul McCartney – both incredible acoustic guitar players.
My highest score karaoke song is ‘Ben,’ by Michael Jackson.
The electric guitar was a big step for me, but I didn’t spend a lot of time trying to adjust. It wasn’t like, ‘Hey, little lady, come strap on this here big guitar.’ We took it in steps as much as possible.
We’ve come through on a very strange path, and it’s all somehow worked out.
I’m a Katy Perry fan, and I took my kids to go see her, and it was a great show, and she really can sing, and she really can play.