Howard McCrary is an African-American musician, entertainer, and actor. He was nominated for Grammy award in 1986 for a gospel record. Credited for vocal performances and arrangements on the music albums of Chaka Khan, Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, Earth, Wind & Fire and many others. He also appears in the first Gospel Album The Chinese [released on July, 2009] of The Chung Brothers [Henry & Roger Chung] in Hong Kong, acting as arranger, pianist and singer in the song Soul Seranade, Part II. He guest-starred in the television series Amen, and Martin.