Robert III & Sharon Irving
Robert Irving III is a famed pianist, composer, and music educator known for playing with the Miles Davis band in the 1980’s. He is the founder of Chicago’s African Arts Ensemble, an 18-piece pan-African jazz group. Robert has produced numerous recordings and received “critic’s choice” by Billboard Magazine for his album New Momentum. His daughter, Sharon Irving, is a poet, songwriter, and worship artist at Willow Creek Church in South Barrington, Illinois. She was featured on season ten of America’s Got Talent, and released her debut album Bennet Ave. in 2016.