Welcome to United Music Heritage, Inc. 27th Anniversary Celebrations. Saluting the founders who's forsight and dedication launched the Music Pioneer Awards in 1985 honoring Fred Ford(Sax Man), producer of Phineas Newborn,Jr.'s "Unaccompanied LP" and Cybil Shepherd's "Vanilla LP". Along with Whittier and Mattie A. Sengstacke(Sengstacke Publications owners), Cordell Jackson(Rocking Granny"-Moon Records), Earl Randle(Entertainer-Song Writer), Jean List(Songwriter/Musician), Whittier Sengstacke, Jr.(Editor), Margaret Toler(Educator) and Dan Greer(Song Writer-Producer). With the assistance of Fanny Delk(Educator), Bernice Turner(Hank Williams musician), Anna Barbara Mitchell, Ophelia Ford(State Representative) and others. Having honored over 550 Music Pioneers such as Sam Phillips, Charley Pride, Berl Ives, Elvis Presley, Charlie Rich, Johnny Nash, Rufus Thomas, Estelle Axton, Bobby Bland, Carla Thomas, Willie Mitchell, Arnold Dwight (Gatemouth) Moore, Nat D Williams and (2000 Chairman), James Blackwood among them. UMH, Inc. goal is to build Music Pioneer Center, a mentoring place to youthful aspirants of music and a home for senior musicians passing it on to the next generation. As a Non-Profit Tax Exempt entity dedicated to the preservation of Musical Heritage. Our Archives will house Photos, Biographical data and accounts of Music History, Heritage and Culture. As a voluntary agency we welcome your support and input.