Highly sought after artist Aretha Scruggs Brings her Sacred-Jazz to a venue near you.
Aretha Scruggs is a a unique artist who weaves jazz tones with gospel and R&B stylings to make a sound all her own. When she is not residing in Los Angeles she’s out touring the world.
Scruggs began singing at age four with her family group –
The Scruggs Sisters – comprised of her three sisters with parents Melvin and Wanda Scruggs on accompanying piano and bass. They opened for countless world-renowned artists such as The Clark Sisters, Commissioned, Yolanda Adams and Vickie Winans, and were awarded theprestigious opportunity to sing for historical events such as Rosa Park’s 80th Birthday party and the Tuskegee Airmen’s Congressional banquet.
After graduating from UCLA, she along with her twin sister Alayna went on to tour as background singers for Natalie Cole and later, Christina Aguilera and Anita Baker.
Whether television or live shows, she has also supported diva vocal legends Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle, Neo-soul powerhouses Jill Scott, India Arie and pop producers/artists Justin Timberlake, and Pharrell. She has also sung with gospel greats such as, Mary Mary, Kirk Franklin, Israel Houghton,
Tye Tribbett, Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp and Yolanda Adams. Recently, Aretha released her debut jazz EP, “Seasons” and her first single “Sunsets.” The EP includes “Sunsets” an original tune
about family, a modernized rendition on a jazz classic “Autumn Leaves” and a jazz take on “Ain’t Nobody,” a Chaka Khan favorite. She plans to spend 2024 touring this EP within the U.S. and abroad
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