Howard Hewett
American singer
Howard Hewett
Howard Hewett is an American R&B and gospel singer and former lead vocalist of the R&B group Shalamar.
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Ronnie Laws, Phil Perry and Howard Hewett scheduled for inaugural Paradise Valley Music fest
Yahoo News - over 4 years
DETROIT - A new music festival is coming to downtown Detroit featuring Ronnie Laws, Phil Perry and Howard Hewett
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Video - Howard Hewett Can't Fit In 'Shalamar' Jumpsuit - Contactmusic.com
Google News - over 5 years
Howard Hewett, the American musician and former member of R&B band Shalamar, spotted out and about in Los Angeles, California. Howard, who provided lead vocals for the trend-setting group, chatted briefly about his time in the band
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Upcoming shows - The Detroit News
Google News - over 5 years
12 Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson, Freddie Jackson and Howard Hewett, DTE Energy Music Theatre, Aug. 13 Michael W. Smith and Third Day with Chris August, DTE Energy Music Theatre, Aug. 14 Carnival of Madness with Theory of a Deadman, Alter Bridge and
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The True Story Of OUR National Anthem - News One
Google News - over 5 years
In 1990, singer Melba Moore released a modern rendition of the song, which she recorded along with others including recording artists Anita Baker, Stephanie Mills, Dionne Warwick, Bobby Brown, Stevie Wonder, Jeffrey Osborne, Howard Hewett,
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Is jazz music elitist? - Daily Monitor
Google News - over 5 years
This time round, the organisers of this year's Jazz Safari have among the artistes they have ferried to our dusty streets is a gentleman called Howard Hewett. According to the popular US-based Rolling Stones Magazines founded in 1967, it considers
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Stars Who Took The "Soul Train" To Success - News One
Google News - over 5 years
The R&B group, Shalamar, got their start as backup singers and dancers on “Soul Train” when Don Cornelius introduced Jody Watley, and Jeffrey Daniel to singer Howard Hewett. Watley would go on to have a successful career in both music and fashion
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Nile Gold Jazz Safari set for October - Daily Monitor
Google News - over 5 years
This year's event will be headlined by Jazz legend Gerald Albright (who staged an electric performance during last year's jazz safari) and one of the most accomplished song writers and vocalists of our time, Howard Hewett who was the lead singer of the
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Patti LaBelle, Mo'Nique, Magic Johnson heading to Canton with O'Jays - Canton Repository
Google News - over 5 years
Scheduled to appear are ESPN commentator and aerobics instructor Donna Richardson Joyner; vocalist Howard Hewett, formerly of Shalimar; and R&B/gospel vocalist Shirley Murdock. Other O'Jays weekend events include a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at 9 am
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24th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festiva... - Eurweb.com
Google News - over 5 years
On Friday August 12, Brian Culbertson brings his full throttle band of rhythm and horns as the headliner of opening night, followed by jazzy R&B mavericks “Smooth Side of Soul featuring Najee, Howard Hewett and Alex Bugnon. The evening will begin at
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Best Bets | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-06-18 - Philadelphia Inquirer
Google News - over 5 years
On Saturday afternoon on the main stage on Ogontz Avenue, there's a five-man soul-and-jazz marathon with Howard Hewett, Freddie Jackson, Philadelphia bassist Gerald Veasley, Peabo Bryson, and Jeffrey Osborne. Other attractions of note: multiple
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Critics' picks for this weekend | Philadelphia Daily News | 2011-06-17 - Philadelphia Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
Tomorrow's diverse draws include street corner-harmonizers the Persuasions at 11 am then an afternoon of classic R&B jazz magic with Howard Hewett, Freddie Jackson, Gerald Veasley, Peabo Bryson, Jeffrey Osborne and Roy Ayers. Sunday's big draws include
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Bryson among 'Men of Soul' at Cannery - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Google News - over 5 years
"The Men of Soul" will make older hearts swoon with Jeffrey Osborne ("On the Wings of Love"), Freddie Jackson ("You are My Lady") and Howard Hewett of Shalamar ("The Second Time Around"). Tickets are $46.95-$74.45 for the show at 8:30 pm Saturday at
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The Roots Kick Off Philly's Black Music Month Celebration - Media Newswire (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
This year's lineup includes Chaka Khan, Chrisette Michele, Men of Soul ( Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson, Freddie Jackson, Howard Hewett ), Eddie Palmierie Salsa Orchestra, Kenny Gates and the Philadelphia Freedom Jazz Orchestra. June 17-19. Free
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Your guide to summer 2011 fairs and festivals - San Jose Mercury News
Google News - almost 6 years
Performances will include Mavis Staples, the Dazz Band, the Barkays, Men of Soul: Howard Hewett, Freddie Jackson, Peabo Bryson and Jeffrey Osborne, Chick Willis and Millie Jackson. Visit the website for performance schedules. June 24-26
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Fun-Loving Active Veterans Group, the California Paralyzed Veterans ... - PR Newswire (press release)
Google News - almost 6 years
Entertainment: soulful R&B Artist Howard Hewett. Dr. Sophia Chun, Chief VA Long Beach Healthcare Systems We will show appreciation to Veterans and others who have sacrificed to keep America safe. We will raise awareness and funding for sports programs,
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Philly: Music festivals - Metro.us
Google News - almost 6 years
Mix in musical performances by Men of Soul featuring Peabo Bryson, Freddie Jackson and Howard Hewett, Chaka Khan, Roy Ayers and Eddie Palmieri with exhibits by talented artisans and tasty treats from local restaurants for the West Oak Lane Jazz
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Making music & moves in Memphis - Tri State Defender
Google News - almost 6 years
Recently, Clayton has been touring as musical director to ConFunkShun, Howard Hewett, Shalamar and The Masters of Funk Tour, which includes ConFunkShun, the Bar-Kays, and the Slave band. Next up are stops in Houston Tucson, Ariz
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Sideshow: Yes, Vieira will leave 'Today,' on June 8 | Philadelphia Inquirer ... - Philadelphia Inquirer
Google News - almost 6 years
And pretty diverse: Chaka Khan, The Men of Soul (Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson, Freddie Jackson, Howard Hewett), Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Chrisette Michele, Christian McBride & Inside Straight, Tia Fuller, Roy Ayers, Gregory Porter,
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DTE and the Palace of Auburn Hills: Eddie Money, Phish, Jimmy Buffett, Usher ... - Detroit Free Press
Google News - almost 6 years
The Men of Soul Tour: with Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson, Freddie Jackson and Howard Hewett, 7:30 pm Aug. 13. $10-$45. On sale May 9. Michael W. Smith and Third Day: 7:30 pm Aug. 14. $15-$25. Def Leppard: with Heart and Evan Watson, 7:30 pm Aug. 17
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Howard Hewett
    FIFTIES
  • 2012
    Age 56
    He and Angela divorced in 2012, and he currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
    More Details Hide Details According to a DNA analysis, he is descended, mainly, from people of Guinea Bissau and of the Limba of Sierra Leone.
  • 2009
    Age 53
    In 2009 he recorded a duet with soul singer Teena Marie, "Lover's Lane", on her album Congo Square.
    More Details Hide Details Hewett now enjoys recording at his leisure, touring the US and overseas, and spending time with his four children and two grandchildren.
  • 2008
    Age 52
    In October 2008, Hewett released his long-awaited Christmas CD, Howard Hewett Christmas, which combines his soulful R&B voice with classic Christmas songs.
    More Details Hide Details Working with music greats Earth, Wind and Fire, Stevie Wonder, and new vocal sensation Jasselle, who provides a Latin flair, Hewett proves that his music style remains classic, offering a message that reignites the spirit of Christmas.
  • 2006
    Age 50
    In October 2006, Hewett released a new single, "Enough" (with jazz legend George Duke), which received substantial play on urban contemporary and R&B radio stations.
    More Details Hide Details Hewett is signed to The Groove Records, an independent label based in Los Angeles.
  • FORTIES
  • 2001
    Age 45
    In 2001, Hewett recorded his first full gospel album, The Journey, followed a year later by The Journey Live: From the Heart.
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  • 2000
    Age 44
    In 2000, The Rippingtons featured Hewett on "I Found Heaven" on their Life in the Tropics album.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1995
    Age 39
    After 1995’s It's Time (released by Caliber Records in the US and Expansion Records in the UK), Hewett spent much of his time providing guest vocals on albums by jazz artists such as Joe Sample, Brian Culbertson, and George Duke, among others.
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  • 1990
    Age 34
    In 1990, Hewett released a self-titled album, which included the hit "Show Me" (R&B number 2), and 1992 saw the release of the LP Allegiance, which was not received as well as previous albums.
    More Details Hide Details He contributed to the second season theme song of Hangin' With Mr. Cooper, which was a remake of Sam & Dave's R&B Top 10 hit "Soul Man". This recording was produced by singer Steve Tyrell.
  • 1986
    Age 30
    Howard Hewett was married to his first ex-wife Rainey Riley-Cunningham Hewett and had two daughters. Hewett was married to Mari Molina from 1986 until they divorced.
    More Details Hide Details Hewett also married actress/singer Nia Peeples and they have a son, Christopher (b. 1989). Peeples appeared in the music video for his song "Show Me." Hewett later married Angela, and they have one daughter, Anissa.
    In spite of his legal battles, Hewett signed his solo deal with Elektra Records and in 1986, before the Miami trial, released his first solo album, I Commit to Love (R&B number 12), a solid urban album that yielded two R&B hits, "I’m for Real" (R&B number 2) and "Stay" (R&B number 8).
    More Details Hide Details The album also included "Say Amen", a gospel tune that became a surprise hit on the Gospel as well as Urban charts and is one of Hewett's many signature songs.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1985
    Age 29
    However, in 1985 before signing his solo deal with Elektra Records, he was arrested and indicted in Miami with his fiancée Mori Molina for possession with an intent to distribute cocaine.
    More Details Hide Details Molina, who was indicted in Tampa as well as Miami, was convicted and served prison time; but after a four-day trial, in which Molina testified that Hewett had nothing to do with the crime, Hewett was acquitted of all charges.
  • 1979
    Age 23
    Hewett was the group's lead singer from 1979 until 1985.
    More Details Hide Details When Shalamar broke up in the mid-1980s, Hewett went on to a successful solo career.
    Hewett never completed the project because towards the end of 1979, he got a call from Jeffrey Daniel, who was on the road with Shalamar in the middle of a promotional tour.
    More Details Hide Details They had suddenly found themselves in need of a lead singer and Daniel made Hewett an offer that he accepted. Within three days Hewett flew to New Jersey, where he met up with Watley and Daniel, rehearsed the lip synch and choreography to the current Shalamar single "Take That To The Bank", and found himself in front of a TV camera on a local dance show in Paterson, New Jersey. They completed the promotional tour and returned to Los Angeles and immediately started recording the Big Fun LP with their producer, Leon Sylvers. The trio went on to record songs such as "Second Time Around", "Make That Move", "A Night to Remember", "Dancing in the Sheets" and the ballad "This Is for the Lover in You".
  • 1978
    Age 22
    Hewett and the Daniels brothers formed a show group called "Beverly Hills" and through Daniels bookings toured throughout Europe, the UK, Scandinavia and Asia for all of 1978 till the middle of 1979.
    More Details Hide Details After returning from overseas, Hewett started recording for Jeffrey Bowen, a Motown producer (The Temptations, Commodores, Bonnie Pointer) who was working on a solo project on guitarist Eddie Hazel (Parliament-Funkadelic).
  • 1976
    Age 20
    Raised in Akron, Ohio, Hewett moved to Los Angeles in 1976, where he met John and Alonzo Daniels, owners of an historical club in the LA Crenshaw district, called Maverick's Flat.
    More Details Hide Details It was at Maverick's that Hewett first met Jeffrey Daniel and Jody Watley (eventually Shalamar).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1955
    Born
    Born on October 1, 1955.
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