Carmen McRae

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    Bye Bye BlackbirdCarmen McRae
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    My Funny ValentineCarmen McRae
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    When I Fall In LoveCarmen McRae
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    I'm Glad There Is YouCarmen McRae
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    Nice Work If You Can Get ItCarmen McRae
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        Carmen McRae always had a nice voice (if not on the impossible level of an Ella Fitzgerald or Sarah Vaughan) but it was her behind-the-beat phrasing and ironic interpretations of lyrics that made her most memorable. She studied piano early on and had her first important job singing with Benny Carter's big band (1944), but it would be another decade before her career had really gained much momentum. McRae married and divorced Kenny Clarke in the '40s, worked with Count Basie (bri... Read more

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