The Life and Legacy of Jackie Wilson, thru the lens of daughter Brenda Wilson

Monday, Dec. 14th at 8P EST Your Oral Diktion Academy Host Poetess April J Literacy Education: Music Featuring Brenda Wilson Guests: Billy Davis, Jaiy Hodges,Thelma Webb

Brief Bio: Brenda Wilson is an entrepreneur with over 27 years ' of experience in the music industry as a producer of live shows, vocalist and talent scout: She is the daughter the late international recording legend Jackie Wilson. Brenda is the CEO of Jackie Wilson Foundation, Inc Non-Profit organization. She is founder of God In Me (G.I.M.) Production Company.

Brief Bio: Billy Davis, born in Bentonia, Mississippi, is a trailblazing guitarist who grew up in Detroit, Michigan from the age of thirteen. He has been a professional musician from the age of eighteen. Raised in the 1950’s Black Bottom neighborhood of Detroit with strong musical influences, he started his first band at the age of 17, as the headliner for Billy Davis & the Upsetters, which became Berry Gordy’s first in-house live band, pre-Motown, long before the ‘Funk Brothers’.

Brief Bio: Thelma Stubbs-Mitchell is the lead and background vocalist of the quintet Stubbs Girls group with her four neices. She is the writer of two of the songs on their CD "Here We Are”, on Atlanta’s Label of Crew Entertainment (owned by Butch Birch and William Guest of the Motown group Gladys Knight and the Pips.) Her vocals range from Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong to Sam Cook.

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