Oleta Adams

Oleta Adams



Oleta Adams (born May 4, 1953 in Seattle, Washington) is an American soul, jazz, gospel singer and pianist.



Third Set
Third Set is an album by American singer, pianist and songwriter Oleta Adams, released on February 10, 2017.
Evolution is the fourth album (second published worldwide) by the American vocalist, pianist and songwriter Oleta Adams and was released in 1993.
Circle of One
Circle of One is the third album by the American vocalist, pianist and songwriter Oleta Adams and was released in 1990.
The Very Best of Oleta Adams
The Very Best of Oleta Adams is a compilation album by American vocalist, pianist, and songwriter Oleta Adams and was released in 1996.

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Popular Albums11

Album Appearances & References20

Popular Songs6

Live Album Appearances & References1

Song Appearances & References3

Musical Group References1

Collaborators & Influencers9

Other Music-Related Relationships1

Awards & Nominations5

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Spotify - Albums & Singles123


Spotify - Appears On17


Spotify - Top Tracks10


Upcoming Concerts4

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John G. Koomey M.D.
  –  January 6, 2018
Born May 4, 1924 in Highland Park, MI ... Dr. Koomey was an avid golfer, who enjoyed playing at Whitinsville Country Club, and had a great love for jazz music. He will be greatly missed for his wit, warm smile, love of life, rib-bruising bear hugs ...
Who is Laura Whitmore? Survival of the Fittest presenter dating Love Island narrator Iain Stirling
  –  February 2, 2018
Born May 4 1985, Laura has two half-brothers ... She has also featured in the music video for Rizzle Kicks' 'Skip to the Good Bit'. In July The Sun Online exclusively revealed that Laura was dating Scottish funnyman Iain Stirling - best known for providing ...
When can you go back to work or school if you have the flu?
  –  February 6, 2018
Farrakhan was a violinist, guitarist and singer. He often sang political lyrics to Caribbean music. According to CNN, Farrakhan wrote two plays, "The Trial" and "Orgena,” which is “a Negro" spelled backward. 4. He married his wife Khadijah in 1953 ...
Who is Louis Farrakhan? 10 things to know about the Nation of Islam leader, black activist
  –  February 6, 2018
guitarist and singer. He often sang political lyrics to Caribbean music. According to CNN, Farrakhan wrote two plays, "The Trial" and "Orgena,” which is “a Negro" spelled backwards. Farrakhan (then Walcott) married Betsy Ross in 1953. She’s since ...
Paul Simon is the latest septuagenarian musician to announce he will retire from touring
  –  February 6, 2018
The American singer’s decision follows announcements by fellow veteran ... Announcing his decision in New York on Monday evening, local time, the 76-year-old said he still loved making music and his voice was strong, but the loss of his lead guitarist ...
The Hot Club of Los Angeles Keeps Gypsy Jazz Alive
  –  February 5, 2018
Gypsy-jazz pioneer Django Reinhardt may have died in 1953 from a brain ... love for gypsy jazz and the music of Reinhardt. "That brought us together initially, and then we started doing a few shows around town," says singer, pianist and accordionist ...
Craig Allen’s Fun Facts: “Life Is A Highway” by Tom Cochrane
  –  February 3, 2018
Thomas William Cochrane was born in Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Canada, on May 14, 1953 ... hoping to return to music. After meeting at the "El Mocambo Tavern," in 1978, Tom Cochrane joined "Red Rider." He would be the lead singer, and main song writer, for ...
'I am not a symbol, I am an activist': the untold story of Coretta Scott King
  –  February 3, 2018
An accomplished singer, she earned a scholarship to the New England Conservatory of Music, where she received her bachelor ... They married in June 1953, Coretta insisting that “obey” be removed from their wedding vows. In September 1954, the couple ...
Yeager: Odetta would be proud to return to changed Alabama
  –  February 1, 2018
She cut her first album in 1953 and became an influence ... Yeager said Odetta was part of the folk music revival that took place in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Since the late 1940s, Yeager said the singer was known only as “Odetta,” long before ...
Check out these 22 shows coming to the Beehive State in February
  –  January 31, 2018
Since the group's start in 1953, more than 60 vocalists have been ... The six-piece group, which combines lead singer Chris Crabb's smooth vocals with some powerful brass, creates music that's part Stevie Wonder, part Michael Jackson and a whole lot ...
Harmony Honors Ousted Gay Civil-Rights Organizer Bayard Rustin
  –  January 31, 2018
The music is diverse, covering a variety of genres, from blues to tango, quaker hymns to rap. Legendary Colorado singer Hazel Miller is performing with her band in the show. Miller, who has been singing professionally for more than forty years, notes that ...
Singing Sensation Teresa Teng Would Have Turned 65 Today. Here's What You Should Know About Her
  –  January 29, 2018
But neither Teng’s music nor her cultural impact have been forgotten, and in 2013 she was reborn for an audience of 15,000 in Taipei, where a hologram accompanied some of the singer’s greatest hits. #OnThisDay in 1953, Teresa Teng was born in Taiwan.
Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald, Mister Kelly's and a promising new doc
  –  January 29, 2018
Singer Frieda Lee carried the considerable artistic burden of launching the night’s music, and the evening’s producer and director, Daryl Nitz, could not have chosen a more fitting opener. For Lee long has been a bearer of jazz vocal tradition in ...
Birthday Hall of Fame of Jan. 26: Ellen DeGeneres, Paul Newman
  –  January 26, 2018
Douglas MacArthur in 1880 -- Bessie Coleman, first female African-American and Native-American pilot in 1892 -- Austrian singer Maria von Trapp, whose family was the basis for The Sound of Music ... Anders Fogh Rasmussen in 1953 (age 65) -- Singer Lucinda ...
Female composers written out of music history rediscovered by Radio 3
  –  January 26, 2018
Marianna Martines (1744 – 1813) Austrian composer, singer and pianist ... Florence Price (1887 – 1953) Award-winning symphonist from an affluent African-American family. Born in Arkansas, Price had her first music published by age 11 Denied a place ...
Mexico's drug cartels, now hooked on fuel, cripple nation's refineries
  –  January 25, 2018
José Alfredo Jiménez, a legendary singer of Mexico’s traditional ranchera music, penned a still-famous song after a brother died after getting sick at the refinery in 1953. “Guanajuato Road,” as the song is titled, leads to places where “life has ...
Singer-songwriter from Sonora gets career boost from Steve Harvey
  –  January 25, 2018
A singer-songwriter who grew up in Sonora and got her start in music here received a big boost when Steve Harvey ... “Almost Like Being in Love” from 1947, “Sway” from 1953, “Fly Me to the Moon,” a Frank Sinatra standard written in 1954 ...


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