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Let's Fall in Love
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Everytime We Say Goodbye
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Jazz (Ain't Nothin' but Soul) [Digitally Remastered]
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My Reverie
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Mean To Me

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Arguably the most adventurous female jazz singer of all time, Betty Carter was an idiosyncratic stylist and a restless improviser who pushed the limits of melody and harmony as much as any bebop horn player. The husky-voiced Carter was capable of radical, off-the-cuff reworkings of whatever she sang, abruptly changing tempos and dynamics, or rearranging the lyrics into distinctive, off-the-beat rhythmic patterns. She could solo for 20 minutes, scat at lightning speed, or drive h... Read more

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