BILLY WARD of The Dominoes was Julliard trained. And it didn’t hurt that he worked with 3 of the greatest leads in music. McPhatter, Jackie Wilson and Eugene Mumford. Billy Ward started careers of Clyde McPhatter & Jackie Wilson)
In 1927 Al Jolsen starred in the first talkie-movie, THE JAZZ SINGER, which gave the world the gift of seeing and hearing a song spectacled on screen. And just as importantly, introduced black music to the white world.