Born: March 21 Primary Instrument: Vocal
Sweet Georgia Brown is known as a real sassy lady... As described in Ralph Cooper's book, she is The Last of the Red Hot Mama's!” The Band: The Blues Crusaders are awesome! Sweet Georgia Brown is known for her Cherry Pie ...the song she penned that has become an audience favorite. A blues singer is not descriptive enough for you to get Sweet Georgia Brown's performance....Yes, its Blues, it's R&B too, it's a party! Once you experience S.G.B. live, you will never forget it, simply because she is really entertaining and a lot of fun! Sweet Georgia Brown gets up close to her audience you may even end up on stage with her! Sweet Georgia Brown was born in South Carolina, during the summer months, Georgia was brought to New York City, where she was enrolled at the Victoria School of Music in Harlem, studying Tap Dance and receiving Vocal training. At nine years of age Georgia made her stage debut at Carnegie Hall in the musical, Alice in Wonderland, as a tap dancer. Her family relocated to New York City and Georgia began High School. During these years she sang at the weekly assembly and in the Chorus, representing her school in the All Star Chorus Competition, and winning. Starring in, An Evening at the Cotton Club as Bessie Smith, Georgia toured throughout Europe entertaining audiences with her high-energy performances of Jazz, Blues, and Gospel tunes! Georgia has performed with Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Fathead Newman, KoKo Taylor and Stanley Turrentine!