Originally published on Fri February 21, 2014 12:49 pm
Wayne Brady became a household name by improvising on the popular TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? The singer, actor, dancer and comedian has also appeared in the stage productions Rent and Chicago, and he became host of the game show Let's Make a Dealin 2009.
Soul music is rooted in gritty perseverance, so pairing up stalwarts Bettye LaVette and Charles Walker works on so many levels, it's a miracle it hasn't happened until now. A celebration of resurrection, "Yours and Mine" nods to hard knocks and surprise finishes — a fairy-tale story brought to electrifying life by two people who've lived to tell it.