"In The Beginning" on New Years Eve 1963 The 2 of them Met. It was At the California Club Here In Los Angeles Calif. At The time, He Was Touring with little Richards Band The Upsetters . She Was In A female Vocal Group Known As The Ribbons. rosa lee and the ribbons had 3 Chart hits out at the time. They were quite busy making appearances to perform their music. rosa lee and jimi's meeting on that new years eve turned out to be something very magical, very spiritual and quite an adventure..... simply beautiful to this day !!!!!
Award winning recording artist Rosa Lee Brooks career Is the stuff of Legends. Not many people can say their very first recording session was with all time musical great Jimi Hendrix. But that's exactly the case with Rosa Lee Brooks. Co-writing with Hendrix. Their songs "My Diary & "Utee" appear on Jimi Hendrix 4 C.D. Box set West Coast Seattle Boy. Released November 2010. Born into a musical family Rosa Lee's been a long-time staple on the Los Angeles Blues,Rock & Soul Scene, appearing on Dick Clark's American Bandstand in the early 60's as lead singer for a female vocal group,the Ribbon's. she also recorded with Motown & Soul City Records Legend Willie Hutch.
She is currently working on her autobiography and a brand new blues album. Rosa Lee's current band The Brooksproject , Features Award Winning Rockin' Bluesman / Guitarist Mr.Gregg Wright best known for his work with Mic Fleetwood, Michael Jackson, Berlin And Many More. Wright was inducted into The Louisiana Music Hall Of Fame In 2013. Alongside of Buddy Guy, Little Richard and Doctor John.
Together , Rosa Lee, Gregg and the Brooksproject Band
Have been providing musical excitement to audiences around southern California. Rosa Lee, Gregg Wright and the Brooksproject Band do their regular stint at the Seven Grand in Downtown Los Angeles.
And is in its 5th year, drawing more fans each time they perform.They're not only keeping the Blues Alive, they're taking it in fresh and exciting new directions . They are most definately A force to be reckoned with !!!!