Thou Art My God
Linda Jones-Prince, was born with an anointed voice in Brooklyn, New York. She is the daughter of Thelma M. Jones and the late John C. Jones. Linda began her musical journey with her father who taught her spirituals, hymns and "common meter" songs. The first song was "Down By The Riverside" at the age of 4, along with her siblings. The vocalist range is very wide, with her repertoire consisting of spirituals to contemporary Gospel songs. She has presented concerts at First Reformed Church, Bright Light Baptist Church, Brooklyn, New York, New Star Baptist Church, Springfield Gardens, New York and Redeemed Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida. She was a guest soloist on Cissy Houston's concert and the birthday of Ida Mae Vandross;the mother of the late Luther Vandross. Linda has appeared in the theatrical productions,"The Church Fight" and "Waiting With Open Arms" written and directed by Dara J. Bragg. Linda has organized and directed the Children's and Youth Choruses at The Bright Light Baptist Church, The General "Chappie" James Children's and Teachers' Choruses in Brooklyn, New York, The Dr. Ronald McNair Children's and Teachers' Choruses in Cambria Heights, New York (1999-Present) She is a recipient of awards for her dedication and advocacy of the Performing Arts, The New York Fund for Education,Rachel Jean Mitchell Scholarship Fund, Congressmen Major Owens Recognition and Parental Associations. Linda graduated from York College, C.U.N.Y., Jamaica, New York,earning a B.S degree in Elementary Education and Adelphi University,Garden City, New York with a M.A., in Urban Education. She is an educator in the Department of Education for The City of New York. "Thou Art My God" was written by Linda and is her debut single with a powerful vocal track followed by an uplifting instrumental version. The song gives honor to God for being in our lives. She collaborated with the renown musician guitarist,Minister Jonathan DuBose Jr., for the "birthing"of this CD. She is supported by family and friends for her dedication to the music ministry. She is a member of Highland Church in Jamaica, New York, Subash Cherian, Pastor. Linda is married to Kenneth E. Prince. There will be a new CD expected to be release in 2007 "Thou Art My God" will bless and uplift your soul!