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Jessy Dixon

Jessy Dixon

(1938 – 2011)

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Jessy Dixon

Jessy Dixon
(1938 – 2011)

In memory of

Jessy Dixon

(1938 – 2011)
About Jessy
This is an online tribute dedicated to Jessy Dixon. Jessy Dixon was born in Chicago, Illinois and was an American gospel singer, songwriter, and pianist, with success among audiences across racial lines. He earned three Gold albums and seven Grammy nominations.
Paul Simon says of his eight-year singing comrade:
"Jessy has a rare and joyous musical gift. I have loved gospel music and during the years I have been associated with Jessy my appreciation of the gospel has grown."
Songwriter and producer, Andrae Crouch also recognized the magnitude of Jessy Dixon's talent, and produced Jessy Dixon's classic recording, "It's All Right Now."
Many of Jessy Dixon's award-winning compositions have been sung
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About Jessy
and recorded by such artists as Amy Grant, Sandi Patty, Cher, Natalie Cole, Diana Ross, Danniebelle, Point Of Grace, Walter Hawkins, Randy Crawford, The Thompson Community Singers, James Cleveland, among others.
In 1993, Jessy Dixon composed "I Am Redeemed." It remained in the top ten gospel music charts for an unprecedented five years.
Other quotes about Jessy Dixon:
Diana Ross - "There's an element in Jessy's music that can't be mistaken. That element is love, and wow do I feel it."
Bette Midler - "I've heard Jessy Dixon sing many times and in all of gospel music, Jessy Dixon is my favorite. Jessy Dixon has the gospel soul."
Bill Gaither - "I have traveled with Jessy Dixon
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for the past several years and never have I been with an artists with more heart. He is the real thing."
Natalie Cole - "Jessy's music is just like him, beautiful."
The list of musicians that he has worked with include Paul Simon, Andrae Crouch, DeGarmo & Key and most recently Bill Gaither in the Homecoming series of concerts. He has written songs for Amy Grant, Natalie Cole, Cher, and Diana Ross.
Jessy Dixon passed away on the 26th September 2011. This is an online obituary dedicated to his life and his faith. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 24th Jan 2013
Eva Silva
wrote:
I had contact with the music of Jessy Dixon by videos of Bill Gaither. When I watch the videos I feel the presence of the Holy Spirit. I hope to see you in heaven.
Remembrance Messages
On 14th Feb 2012
Lorna Flemmings
wrote:
I have the pleasure of seeing Jessy Dixon perform at a mothers day concert in Jamaica it was the best concert i have ever been to,from that time on he became my favorite singer i would watch the Gaither home coming show just to see Jessy, i was so sad when i learned of his passing every day since that i watched one of his videos R.I.P Jessy you will be greatly missed.
Remembrance Messages
On 1st Oct 2011
Sandy Baldwin
wrote:
So blessed by your music ~ Rest in Peace Jessy Dixon
Remembrance Messages
On 30th Sep 2011
Melvin and Dorothy Whitmire
wrote:
A great singer and muscian ! He will be greatly missed by all of us that loves good southern gospel music!
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Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
I hope this burns for you forever so that everyone can feel your warmth and see your light.
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on 4th Jul 2015
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You are with the Lord. x
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Jessy Dixon

This is an online tribute dedicated to Jessy Dixon. Jessy Dixon was born in Chicago, Illinois and was an American gospel singer, songwriter, and pianist, with success among audiences across racial lines. He earned three Gold albums and seven Grammy nominations.
Paul Simon says of his eight-year singing comrade:
"Jessy has a rare and joyous musical gift. I have loved gospel music and during the years I have been associated with Jessy my appreciation of the gospel has grown."
Songwriter and producer, Andrae Crouch also recognized the magnitude of Jessy Dixon's talent, and produced Jessy Dixon's classic recording, "It's All Right Now."
Many of Jessy Dixon's award-winning compositions have been sung...

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Eva Silva
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Sandy Baldwin
Melvin and Dorothy Whitmire
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Rest in peace Jessy
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My sincere condolences to all friends and family of Jessy
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