b May 14, 1934 Memphis, TN d June 15, 2011 St Louis, MO
A St Louis classic jazz artist that sang in Memphis, TN in church at age 4. Performed on Ted Mack's Amateur Hour show in New York City in 1948 with the Gospel Hamoneers. Shared billings with Pearl Bailey and Count Basie. Performed in the "GasLight Square" clubs in St Louis. Produced annual "Diva" show and annual "Soulfull" concert in St Louis. Recorded a live CD at the St Louis Sheldon Concert Hall in 2001 titled, "Live at the Sheldon". Also recorded "Just Friends" in 2003. Mrs Wheeler produced her final show at The Sheldon Concert Hall in St Louis, MO in October-2010.
b August 4, 19??
b December 15, 1955 New Haven, CT
b April 11, 1952 Searcy, AR