Johnny O'neal

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Birthday
10, 1956
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Neo-bop jazz artist and vocalist who became known for his wide range and unique style; played Art Tatum in the 2004 film, "Ray."

Before Fame

He relocated to Birmingham, Alabama, in 1974, where he was able to work full-time as a musician.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame in 1997.

Family Life

He performed in church when he was a teenager, playing gospel piano.

Associated With

He performed with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers from 1982 until 1983.