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Carmen McRae

Miss Jazz

by Leslie Gourse

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Published by Billboard Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McRae, Carmen.,
    • Jazz singers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 148-150), discography (p. 123-125), videography (p. 147), and index.

      StatementLeslie Gourse.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML420.M34185 G68 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination154 p. :
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3943721M
      ISBN 10082307904X
      LC Control Number2001025243

      [1] Leslie Gourse, Carmen McRae: Miss Jazz (), page Husband: Kenny Clarke (jazz drummer, m. , div. ) Husband: Ike Isaacs (until her death) NEA Jazz Master Risk Factors: Smoking, Marijuana, Cocaine, Emphysema FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (2-May) Hotel (Jan) Christine The Subterraneans (Jun) Herself. Carmen McRae, a good friend of Thelonious Monk, sang 13 of his songs (two of which are also heard in different live versions) on this memorable of the lyrics are by Jon Hendricks, while the remainder were written by Abbey Lincoln ("Blue Monk"), Bernie Hanighen, Sally Swisher, or Mike all but the two concert performances, McRae is assisted by tenor saxophonist Clifford Price: $

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      Carmen McRae. likes. Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, – Novem ) was an American jazz singer. One of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century. The follow-up to the essential Carmen Sings Monk is a tribute to the recently deceased Sarah Vaughan that ranks at the same very high level. Carmen McRae's final recording finds the singer backed by the Shirley Horn Trio (unfortunately, Horn turned down McRae's request to sing a bit) on 13 numbers associated with Sassy, plus Carroll Coates' original "Sarah."Brand: Rca.


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McRae tackles material like "When I Fall in Love," "Isn't It Romantic?" and "How Long Has This Been Going On?" with uncommon care and intelligence, summoning rich new meaning from 8/ A voice that will make you think you're in a dream.

Carmen Mcrae's so smooth and perfect voice will hypnotize you, even on cheap laptop speakers.4/5(6). En un mot, Carmen Mcrae est une REINE du Jazz!!. D'habitude, je n'aime pas trop les enregistrements en direct, mais cet album c'est comme du velours pour les oreilles.

Je le recommande à tous ceux qui apprécient le style/5(26). The Book of Ballads in question is the Great American Songbook, and Carmen McRae breathes new life into some of its most dog-eared pages on this wonderful session that heralded the close of her Kapp Records tenure.

A biography of one of the classic jazz singers of the 20th century. Jazz biographer Leslie Gourse recounts the colourful life story and numerous musical accomplishments of Carmen McRae, Carmen McRae book interviews with the artist herself, as well as with people whom McRae had known, and musicians with whom she had performed.

There are 30 archival photographs of Carmen McRae at all. CARMEN McRAE, the definite website This site is a tribute to one of the best – if not THE best – jazz singers in the history of the genre. Eight years younger than her idol, Billie Holiday, Carmen McRae was a contemporary of Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan.

Ella and Sarah were already well established by the time Carmen came onto the. Carmen McRae ( - ) was one of the great jazz vocalists of the 20th century – next to Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan.

Born in Harlem, New York, she played the piano at "Minton's Playhouse” in the s, a club where the young beboppers like Dizzy Gillespie and Carmen's husband-to-be Kenny Clarke developed this new. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Carmen McRae I COULD WRITE A BOOK YouTube; Carmen McRae: My Romance - Duration: knickerbockervill views.

Harry Connick Jr. Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, – Novem ) was an American jazz singer. She is considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century and is remembered for her behind-the-beat phrasing and ironic interpretation of lyrics.

McRae was inspired by Billie Holiday, but she established her own recorded over sixty albums and performed : April 8,Harlem, New York, U.S.

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On this popular two-LP set, singer Carmen McRae interprets songs by Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, Michel Legrand, Warren & Dubin, Henry Mancini, and Jimmy Van Heusen, among others, but it is her rendition of a humorous Jimmy Rowles novelty ("The Ballad of Thelonious Monk") that is best remembered.

Joined by pianist Rowles, guitarist Joe Pass, bassist Chuck Domanico, and drummer 10/ McRae studied classical piano as a child, worked with bandleaders Benny Carter and Count Basie in the mids, and made her recording debut as Carmen Clarke (she was at the time married to jazz drummer Kenny Clarke) with Mercer Ellington’s orchestra in –She spent several years as an intermission pianist and singer at Minton’s Playhouse in New York City until successfully.

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Carmen McRae, the jazz singer known for her probing interpretations of lyrics and her bruised but unbowed point of view, died on Thursday evening. Book of Ballads Carmen McRae Pop Preview SONG TIME By Myself.

PREVIEW The Thrill Is Gone. PREVIEW How Long Has This Been Going On. Suddenly, Carmen McRae's career was over. For the next three and a half years she lay in her bedroom watching TV, by all reports still drinking and smoking.

A young Haitian woman looked after the house; a few friends - her manager Larry Clothier, her traveling companion Shirley Thomas - came by.

Book of Ballads is a album by jazz singer Carmen McRae, arranged by Frank Hunter. Billboard chose the cover of Book of Ballads as their 'Album Cover of the Week' in their Janu issue. Allmusic awarded the album four stars and reviewer Jason Ankeny wrote that The Book of Ballads inAuthor: Carmen Mcrae.

Carmen McRae, Soundtrack: Real Genius. Carmen McRae was born on April 8, in New York City, New York, USA as Carmen Mercedes McRae. She was married to Ike Isaacs and Kenny Clarke. She died on Novem in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.Reissued on CD Boy Meets Girl: Sammy Davis, Jr.

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