Biography

At the age of three Ruby Collins knew that singing was her destiny.
She performed in church choirs where her musical talents began
to reveal themselves. Ruby participated in talent shows landing a spot
on Televisions “Showtime at The Apollo.“ Ruby’s dream was short lived
when she joined the New York City Police Department in 1995. But
even as a police officer Ruby never gave up her dream of becoming a singer.
In 1995 Ruby was chosen to sing the National Anthem at the White House for
President Bill Clinton representing police officers killed in the line of duty from
all over the country. In 2000 Ruby released her first CD entitled “Sunshine.”
Billboard magazine compared her to Roberta Flack, selling more than 5000
copies on her label Senga Music. Ruby has appeared on the
“Rosie O’Donnell Show”, Oprah Winfrey’s Channel Oxygen Media, CNN, and
many other television networks. Ruby is a singer/songwriter and self
taught musician who plays piano, guitar, drums, bass and violin. In 2004
Ruby decided to follow her dreams resigning from the police department and
released an acoustic Christmas CD in 2005. In 2007 she release of her third
album “In My Dreams” a sweet, soulful, deep and earthy sound. Vocal similar to
Tracy Chapman, Alicia Keys, and Norah Jones.

Edited by roots-roy on 13 Jan 2013, 19:23

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