EBONI DENISE LAVENDER EBONI DENISE LAVENDER, a mother of Adas, which means one who is capable, is returning to the WBTT stage after appearing in SAMMY Tonight and Songbirds of the 70s. She began performing at age 5, and trained with the Westcoast School Chorus and the Sarasota Youth Opera. Her powerful and sultry voice has taken her across the globe to South Africa, Spain, the Bahamas and all throughout the U.S. with the Florida Memorial Gospel Choir and the Ambassador’s Chorale. Eboni wants to pursue broadcasting and journalism and plans on opening a music academy.