Patti LaBelle has been singing since the 70s and is known for her hit “Lady Marmalade” with the group LaBelle. In the 80s she launched a solo career which included film and TV roles. Rolling Stone counts here as one of the 100 greatest singers. Recently she has branched out with products like desserts and a cookbook.
Most importably this last spring she released a jazz album, Bel Hommage. The album is series of great jazz songs. Variety published an update and a review of the album at
Patti LaBelle on Her First-Ever Jazz Album: ‘It Sounds More Beautiful Than I Ever Imagined’
She has promised there is more to come.