Carmen McRae: Miss Jazz

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Billboard Books, 2001 - Music - 154 pages
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, incorporating 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 stages of her performing career.

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INTRODUCTION page
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CHAPTER
17
chapter four Touring page
49
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About the Author:
Leslie Gourse is a freelance writer whose books on jazz includeSassy: The Life of Sarah Vaughan, Unforgettable: The Life and Mystique of Nat King Cole, and Louis's Children, an acclaimed history of jazz singing. In 1991, she received an ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for a series of articles on women
instrumentalists.

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