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FRED BENJAMIN

FREDERICK CHARLES BENJAMIN   Dancer – Choreographer { September 8, 1944  –  December 14, 2013 } by Dale Ricardo Shields Page 1 – 8 Fred Benjamin, an internationally known teacher of jazz dance who was also part of the creative wave of young Black modern-dance choreographers who came to prominence in the 1970s. Benjamin was born in …

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Debra Byrd

Debra Byrd By Dale Ricardo Shields Page 1 – 5 Debra Byrd is an American actress, educator, and vocalist who has worked with Barry Manilow in and after Lady Flash, Eurythmics, and Bob Dylan appeared on Broadway and serves as the head vocal coach for American Idol, Canadian Idol, and The Voice.  She has also sung backup vocals …

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