Journeys in Black: Luther Vandross (2001)

Genres - Culture & Society, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Music History, Vocal Music  |   Run Time - 45 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Luther Vandross left behind a successful career as a backing vocalist for such artists as Diana Ross, Roberta Flack, Chic, David Bowie, and Bette Midler to become a headliner in the 1980s; since then, his smooth, soulful, and powerful vocals have made him one of the most consistent hitmakers on the R&B charts, as well as the personification of romantic soul. Journeys in Black: Luther Vandross is a documentary in which Vandross, his friends, and colleagues look back at his long and remarkable career, as well look forward to what the future holds for one of America's great vocalists.

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African-American, behind-the-scenes, career-retrospective, R&B-music, rise-to-fame, singer, soul-music