R&B Icon James Ingram Dies At 66: Questlove, DJ Premier & Others Mourn

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James Ingram is the most recent music legend to depart from this world. The singer affect spans throughout generations along with his songwriting from distinguished artists like Ray Charles and Michael Jackson on high of his personal hits. His collaboration with Patti Austin, "Baby Come To Me," could also be the preferred of his chart-topping catalog. Many are mourning the lack of the Grammy Award winner, together with his longtime good friend Debbie Allen. Their statements function affirmation of the devastating information.

R&B Icon James Ingram Dies At 66: Questlove, DJ Premier & Others Mourn
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Quincy Jones, considered one of Ingram's frequent collaborators, issued a statement in his honor. “There aren't any phrases to convey how a lot my coronary heart aches with the information of the passing of my child brother James Ingram," Jones stated. "With that soulful, whisky sounding voice, James Ingram was merely magical. From the minute I first heard his voice on the demo tape for 'Just Once,' to 'One Hundred Ways,' his basic duet with Patti Austin 'How Do You Keep the Music Playing,' 'Secret Garden,' 'We Are the World,' and all of our recordings, each lovely observe that James sang pierced your essence and comfortably made itself at house. But it was actually no shock as a result of James was a ravishing human being, with a coronary heart the dimensions of the moon. James Ingram was, and at all times can be, past evaluate. Rest In Peace child brother. You can be in my coronary heart ceaselessly.”