Chicago vocalist Otis Clay passed away last Friday. He was 73 years old. His 50+ year career spanned Gospel, Soul, and Blues.Today, Ayana Contreras remembers her 2013 interview with Clay, and plays a few of her favorite tracks.
Thursday night, a legendary Chicago voice will honor two other singing greats: Otis Clay will pay tribute to Mahalia Jackson and Sam Cooke. The concert is part of the Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz series at Millennium Park.