PODCAST: Mavis Staples

Berklee Office of Communications
April 25, 2011
Mavis Staples
Photo provided by the artist

Mavis Staples and her family catapulted gospel into the pop mainstream as the Staple Singers; these days, Staples is often viewed as one of the greatest vocalists in the world. She and four other music greats—Kenny Garrett, Michael McDonald, and Bebo and Chucho Valdés—will receive honorary doctor of music degrees at this year's commencement.

The latest Sounds of Berklee podcast features Mavis Staples singing "Wonderful Savior," from her new album produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.

to Mavis Staples's "Wonderful Savior."