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Wayne Woodward













































About Wayne Woodward

Runner-up on the 10th series of Britain s Got Talent who performed as a swing singer on the reality competition show.


Early life

He worked as a builder and is an alumnus of Kingston College.


Trivia

Backstage during Britain s Got Talent competition, he suffered from an epileptic fit, but was able to make a recovery to continue on the show.


Family of Wayne Woodward

He is from Sutton, London, England.


Close associates of Wayne Woodward

He sang a rendition of Nina Simone s “Feeling Good” in the final of Britain s Got Talent.





















Julie London













































About Julie London

Jazz and pop singer who recorded “Cry Me a River” in 1955 and who acted for almost forty years in films like The Wonderful Country.


Early life

She grew up in San Bernadino, but moved to Hollywood when she was fourteen; she began acting soon after her family moved.


Trivia

She was known for her smoky, husky voice, as well as for her role as a nurse on the medical drama show Emergency!


Family of Julie London

She married Jack Webb on July 16, 1947 and, after their spanorce in 1954, she married Bobby Troup on December 31, 1959.


Close associates of Julie London

In 1961, she covered the song “Blue Moon,” written by Lorenz Hart.





















Ethel Waters













































About Ethel Waters

Jazz and blues singer who was also a stage and screen actress and who sang “Stormy Weather” and “Am I Blue?”


Early life

When she was seventeen, she attended a costume party at a nightclub where some of the guests convinced her to sing, helping her to land her first gig.


Trivia

She was the second African American to be nominated for an Academy Award.


Family of Ethel Waters

She married Merritt Purnsley in 1910, then Clyde Edward Matthews in 1929, and then Ed Mallory in 1938.


Close associates of Ethel Waters

Waters released the 1933 film Rufus Jones for President, which starred Sammy Davis Jr.





















Mara Hruby













































About Mara Hruby

Jazz and soul singer who is best known for the singles “Ev ry Time We Say Goodbye” and “My Coloring Book.” She has sold out performances at Yoshi s Oakland and Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC.


Early life

She released her debut EP From Her Eyes in 2010.


Trivia

She performed at the 45th Annual Stern Grove Festival in San Francisco.


Family of Mara Hruby

She frequently posted photos with her boyfriend Justin to her Instagram account.


Close associates of Mara Hruby

She posted several tribute photos to the late musical icon Prince after his passing in 2016.





















Janis Siegel













































About Janis Siegel

Jazz singer best known as a member of the acclaimed vocal group The Manhattan Transfer, whom she joined in 1972. She has won several Grammys with the band and was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2003.


Early life

She was originally a member of the band Young Generation, recording an album with the group for Red Bird records in 1965.


Trivia

Her second solo album, 1986 s “At Home,” was nominated for a Grammy for Best Female Jazz Vocalist.


Family of Janis Siegel

She has a son named Gabriel.


Close associates of Janis Siegel

She has frequently collaborated with singer Bobby McFerrin, working with him as a member of the groups Voicestra and Sing, Sing, Sing.





















Judith Sephuma













































About Judith Sephuma

South African Jazz and Afro-pop singer who has released numerous albums in her career including A Cry, A Smile in 2001 and New Beginnings in 2005.


Early life

She won Best Jazz Vocalist at the Old Mutual Jazz Into The Future competition in 1999.


Trivia

She studied jazz at the University of Cape Town.


Family of Judith Sephuma

She was born in Seshego and raised in Polokwane and Limpopo before moving to Cape Town.


Close associates of Judith Sephuma

She posted a picture with Winnie Madikizela Mandela in September 2017.