Originally known as The Sego Brothers & Naomi, this group began gaining exposure in the late 1950`s. James Sego, along with his wife Naomi and brothers W.R. and Lamar hosted a popular television program on WMAZ- TV in Macon, GA. It was during this time they traveled to Nashville, TN and recorded their first hit that would gain them national recognition, "Is My Lord Satisfied With Me". However, superstardom came in 1962 when The Sego Brothers & Naomi became the first group in history to record and sell 1 million records with the song "Sorry, I Never Knew You". The rest of the 1960`s saw them touring the globe with many other hit songs. During the 1970`s their popularity increased with performances on the popular TV show "The Gospel Singing Jubilee". Perhaps one of their biggest songs came along during that time as they enjoyed the success of the chart topper "Hallelujah Square".
The late 1970`s saw tragedy as well as success. In 1979 James Sego, Naomi`s husband passed away. During the 1980`s Naomi continued to travel and record. She remarried to a Texas evangelist named Vernon Reader, and the group underwent a name change to Naomi & The Segos. Vernon passed away in October of 1998.
Today Naomi continues to travel and share the gospel through her legendary music and testimony at the age of 80. She is enjoying 53 years of full time ministry. Currently, group members consist of Jerry Gill, 52, of Tifton, GA singing tenor and acting as the group`s emcee. Jerry began singing with Naomi in the 1970`s, replacing W.R. Sego`s place with the original Sego Brothers & Naomi. He then left the group to fill in for Dale Shellnut and the Dixie Echos, only to return again with Naomi.
Singing the baritone is "Danny Ray" Bartlett, 18, of Nicholson, GA. Though new to the industry, Sister Naomi saw potential in this young man and has provided him with his first full time position in Southern Gospel Music. Danny Ray brings an unbelivable testimony and a highly annointed voice to Naomi & The Segos. Combined, the group tours and sings 200+ dates per year.
If you would like to have them at your next venue, you may contact them through www.candcmusicgroup.com