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Nancy Sue Wilson February 20, — December 13, was an American singer whose career spanned over five decades, from the mids until her retirement in the early s. Wilson recorded more than 70 albums and won three Grammy Awards for her work. The title she preferred, however, was "song stylist". Nancy Sue Wilson was born on February 20,in Chillicothe, Ohio  the first of six children of Olden Wilson, an iron foundry worker, and Lillian Ryan, a maid.
The prize was an appearance on a twice-a-week television show, Skyline Melodieswhich she later hosted. Unsure of her future as an entertainer, she entered college to pursue teaching. She spent one year at Ohio's Central State College now Central State University before dropping out Feeling Good - George Michael - Symphonica following her original ambitions.
She toured with them throughout Canada and the Midwest in to Inshe moved to New York to try to hire Adderley's manager and get a contract with Capitol Records. The club booked Wilson on a permanent basis; she was singing four nights a week and working as a secretary for the New York Institute of Technology during the day. Capitol Records signed her in Her first album, Like in Love, displayed her talent in Rhythm and Blues.
Adderley suggested that she should steer away from her original pop style and gear her music toward jazz and ballads. In "Tell Me The Truth" became her first truly major hit, leading up to her performance at the Coconut Grove in — the turning point of her career, garnering critical acclaim from coast to coast. From to Wilson logged eleven songs on the Hot Dark Glass (f) - Dennis Farnon - Pictures From A Lifeincluding two Christmas singles.
In the s, she recorded five albums for Japanese labels because she preferred recording live, and American labels frequently Dark Glass (f) - Dennis Farnon - Pictures From A Life not give her that option. She gained such wide popularity that she was selected as the winner of the annual Tokyo Song Festivals. InNancy Wilson in Concert played as a television special. This series profiled the legends and legacy of jazz through music, interviews and commentary.
Wilson and the program were the recipients of the George Foster Peabody Award in On September 10,she performed on a public stage for the last time at Ohio University in Miracle Man - Mortal - Lusis / Fathom (CD, Album, Album), Ohio.
According to Wilson, "I'm not going to be doing it anymore, and what better place to end it than where I started — in Ohio. She was featured as a "grand diva" of jazz in a edition of Essence. Award from the Urban League. Inshe was a recipient of the Playboy Reader Poll Award for best jazz vocalist. She received an award from the Martin Luther King Jr. She received the Trumpet Award for Outstanding Achievement in She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
Wilson has a street named after her in her hometown of Chillicothe, Ohio. She co-founded the Nancy Wilson Foundation, which exposes inner-city children to the country. National Historic Site. Wilson was a major figure in Civil Rights Movement. Wilson noted that the ceremony gave her "one of the best ceremonies that I've ever had in my life.
Shorter breathed these days, she can still summon a warm, rich sound and vividly tell a song's story. With a big band behind her in ' Taking a Chance on Love ', she also shows there's plenty of fire in her autumnal mood". Wilson married her first husband, drummer Kenny Dennisin They had a son Kenneth "Kacy" Dennis Jr. As a result of her marriage, she abstained from performing in various venues, such as supper clubs. For the following two decades, she successfully juggled her personal life and her career.
In Novemberboth of her parents died; she called this year the most difficult of her life. In AugustWilson was hospitalized with anemia and potassium deficiency, and was on I. All of her other engagements were on hold pending doctors' reports. In Marchshe was hospitalized for lung complications, recovered, and reported to be doing well. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nancy Wilson.
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