An aunt of Jimi Hendrix as well as the mom of recording artist Henri Dark brown, Pearl Dark brown is a bluesy, gospel-influenced jazz singer/actress who lives in Vancouver, Canada. Dark brown, whose main affects include Billie Vacation and Dinah Washington, was a past due bloomer so far as professional jazz performing goes. She began performing in the past due ’40s and performed the type of Lena within a Vancouver creation of Raisin in sunlight, but Dark brown was 60 when, in the 1980s, she finally performed live being a jazz vocalist. Every once in awhile, Brown has asked trumpeter Wynton Marsalis to become listed on her on stage during his trips to United kingdom Columbia — initial in 1985, after that in 1991. It had been in 1999 that Western world Breeze (a German label) released Goin’ Down House, a assortment of mostly live shows that Dark brown and Marsalis co-led.