Tag Archives: Gospel recording artist

Gospel recording artist Tramaine Hawkins.

Bay Area African American Women in Music: Tramaine Hawkins takes Gospel to Selma and the Symphony

As a teenager growing up in Berkeley during the 1960s, Tramaine Hawkins, the daughter of Ronald and Lois “the Pie Queen” Davis, was well aware of the Civil Rights Movement. She was too busy, however, [...]
Composer and Vocalist, Nona Brown. Photo taken by  Jesse Brooks.

Nona Brown’s “Teachers Rock” Pays Homage to School Teachers

With more than thirty years in the gospel music industry and having gained national acclaim as a vocalist and composer, Bay Area native Nona Brown has seemingly done it all. She has performed with greats [...]