1955 – She was born on the 4th day of December this year in Jackson, Mississippi.
1985 – Her first album “Point of View” was released this year.
1994 – As a singer she was featured in this year film”Junior”.
1996 – She won the Grammy award for Best Jazz Vocal Album for New Moon Daughter. Two of her albums, Blue Skies and New Moon Daughter, have topped the US jazz charts.
2000 - She returned to Mississippi to establish Ojah Media Group.
2001 – She made a guest appearance in the movie “The Score” in this year.
2006 – She has made a total of 17 albums and her latest album “Thunderbird” was released this year.
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