Earth, Wind & Fire's Sheldon Reynolds Is Honored By The Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame
Ohio's County Commission President, Alicia Reece, Remembers the Famed Guitarist and Singer During the 2nd Annual Black Music Month Kick-Off Event for the Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame at the Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati
"Telling the story of Sheldon Reynolds and his amazing career is what the Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame is all about. So much talent has come out of Southwest Ohio and now the world will know," states President Alicia Reece, visionary Founder of the Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame. "We are making history this year with the Grand Opening of the Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame. This new state-of-the-
Sheldon Reynolds was remembered during the "Special Recognition"
Whether as a guitarist or vocalist, soloist or band member, Sheldon Reynolds, has been an important Black music figure since first stepping onstage in the 1970s. The Cincinnati native, born in 1959, began playing guitar at eight years old and was a prodigy by 12 years old. Mr. Reynolds attended the University of Cincinnati. and toured with Millie Jackson. He was a member of the group, "Sun," and recorded three albums with them. In 1983, Mr. Reynolds joined the band, "The Commodores,"
The Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame is Ohio's newest tourism attraction that will feature augmented reality activations, an experiential drum machine, a musical waterfall, nightly jam sessions, as well as interactive kiosks that honor the contributions of Black musical artists from Southwest Ohio (i.e., Cincinnati, Dayton, Hamilton, Middletown, and Springfield)
The 2023 sponsors of the historic Grand Opening of the Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame are P&G, The Kroger Company, Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati, All in Cincinnati, First Financial Bank, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Cincinnati Music Festival, and the Cochran Firm. For more information on the Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame, visit https://www.cincyblackmusicwalkoffame.org.