Posts tagged "Aretha Franklin"

Sunday Salute to Fred Nelson

Fred Nelson is a musical master.
Fred Nelson is a Chicago treasure.  He is being saluted at Christ Universal Temple , 119th and Ashland, Sunday , August 4th at 6:00 p.m. Fred is the musical director  at Christ Universal Temple founded by The Reverend Johnnie Colemon.  He is a child prodigy.  He began playing on his father’s lap at First Church... Read more »


Ndigo Scholarship students
It was an awesome evening.  Legends de Soul brought it.  The evening was hosted by Art Norman,  of NBC and me.  We showcased  students past and presented the NDIGO 2012 scholars.  They were bright, smart and beautiful. The baton was passed to yet another generation, making it 286 schoalrships awarded to Chicago youth. Rick Odell... Read more »

ARETHA - What Was She Doing in the Kitchen?

I saw the TODAY Show this morning.  Celine Dion was accorded a lengthy interview to discuss her beautiful voice, that has been out of commission for a few months due to a virus.  And then later on in the show Aretha Franklin appeared as a guest in the kitchen where she was given a very... Read more »

Legends de Soul - Aretha Franklin and The Impressions at the NDIGO GALA

This year marks the NDIGO FOUNDATION’S 17TH  annual gala.  The gala has been rated as one of Chicago’s best events.  I can’t believe here we are 17 years ago.  The gala is a black tie evening full of celebration and honor.    The NDIGO Foundation started in 1995 after receiving calls from students asking for assistance... Read more »