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Cedric Dent (uncredited)

Dr. Cedric Carl Dent

Dr. Cedric Carl Dent, a native of Detroit, Michigan, was a baritone vocalist, music arranger, and co-producer of the 10-time Grammy Award-winning vocal group, TAKE 6. After 25 years, Dent retired from full-time performing and has been an emeritus member of the group since 2011. Since 2004, Dent has been a professor in the Middle Tennessee State University School of Music where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music theory, music arranging, and the history of black gospel music. He is also director of the vocal jazz ensemble, MTSU Singers.

Video and Audio

American Voices: Gospel Master Session with Kim Burrell

Observe gospel star Kim Burrell as she coaches pre-selected young artists. The session concludes with a discussion moderated by Renée Fleming with Kim Burrell, Cedric Dent, Richard Smallwood, Deborah Smith Pollard, and Nolan Williams Jr.