The music industry has been responsible for a lengthy list of family groups. Throughout time there have been a handful of musical groups that have managed to transcend time and genre. Sister Sledge, according to the Chicago Tribune. “Has the stuff legends are made of”
Joni Sledge’s extraordinary talent has been developed within the illustrious backdrop of her family legacy; Grand mother, Viola Beatrix Hairston Williams, (Julliard graduate and lyric soprano), was a dedicated coach. Joni and her sisters garnered several number one hits and over one hundred awards and commendations, including: Billboard Artist of the Year, Tokyo Music Festival Silver Award and two Grammy nominations / Record of the Year and Best R&B Dou or Group/ Their “anthem” We Are Family won the Grammy for Song of the Year
The Sledge brand power is evident, sustainable, reliable and “rare”. The Internet reports that the We Are Family brand, boasts over one billion one hundred eighty million-site referrals. For Joni Sledge, the sheer love of music has inspired her to travel extensively, dedicating time to the exploration and study of world musical influence. She has worked with some of the most brilliant musicians of our time and has developed as a prolific songwriter/ producer and entertainer. Enthused by African rhythms, jazz, classical, Spanish guitar and R&B;
Joni has created a unique sound; heralded as “alternative soul” Joni and her music have been described as passionate, beautiful, profound, intense, full of life.
Samples of Joni’s new music can be heard on the MUSIC page of this website.