Rachelle Ferrell (born May 21 1964 Berwyn Pennsylvania) is an American vocalist and musician. Although she has had some success in the mainstream R&B pop gospel and classical music scene she is noted for her talents as a contemporary jazz singer. Biography Ferrell began singing at age six and developed a six octave range by adulthood. Her range also includes the ability to sing in the whistle register.
Minnie Riperton - she was an American singer-songwriter best known for her vocal range of five-and-a-half octaves, and her 1975 single "Lovin' You". She died on July 12, 1979 from breast cancer at the age of 31
Rachelle Ferrell, vocalist and musician. Although she has had success in R+B, pop, gospel, and classical music, she is noted for her talents as a contemporary jazz singer. She has developed a 6 octave range, which also includes the ability to sing in the whistle register. Attending the Berklee College of Music, and graduating a year later, she taught music for the NJ Council on the Arts. She sang backup for Lou Rawls, Patti LaBelle and Vanessa Williams before releasing her own music.