Dr. Mable John

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Dr. Mable John played many roles for a wide variety of people. She is a singer, songwriter, arranger, producer, author, educator, leader, minister, mentor, and friend. Her career as a backup singer and soloist broke ground at Stax Records, with Ray Charles and in the church. Graceful and always respected, Dr. John has been a teacher to her students and her audiences. She has been given many awards for her service to music and music education including the AMC Support Music Award in 2004.