Carmen McRae

Carmen McRae

Carmen McRae


Latest Release

Great Women Of Song: Carmen McRae album art
  • Great Women Of Song: Carmen McRae
  • March 2024
  • 14 Songs

Top Songs

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Good Morning, Heartache
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If I Had You
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Listen To Monk [Remastered 2001]
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Fine And Mellow [Live]
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You Leave Me Breathless


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Carmen McRae


Carmen McRae always had an intriguing, smoky voice but it was her lithe, 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 (briefly) and Mercer Ellington (1946-1947), and became the intermission singer and pianist at several New York clubs. In 1954, she began to record as a lea...
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