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Jazz Singer

Luca Tarqua

Luca Tarqua About Swiss singer and songwriter known for his singles “Without You,” “Revolution,” and “Hope.” He’s also a piano player and has worked with renowned artists such as Chris Brown and G-Eazy. Other Informations He first appeared on the show Die grössten Schweizer Talente, a spin-off of the Got Talent format, when he was 13. He’s …

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Tierney Sutton

Tierney Sutton About Grammy Award-nominated jazz singer and the leader of the Tierney Sutton Band. Other Informations She studied at Wesleyan University and at the Berklee College of Music. Her band has performed at many famous venues, including Carnegie Hall and The Hollywood Bowl. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska. She married Alan Kaplan in …

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Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum About British jazz pop singer and songwriter whose album Twentysomething included hits like “All At Sea” and “Singin’ in the Rain.” Other Informations He studied literature and film at the University of Reading. He funded his first album, Jamie Cullum Trio-Heard it All Before, and there are only five hundred copies in circulation. …

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Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy About Grammy Award-nominated jazz singer known for the songs “Stolen Moments” and “Red Clay.” Other Informations He attended Syracuse University where he studied music and drama. He released the album Never Let Go in 2010. He grew up in a musical family. He performed with Liza Minnelli.

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Madeleine Peyroux

Madeleine Peyroux About Known for writing the song Don’t Wait Too Long. She was often favorably compared to Billie Holiday. Other Informations She started singing when she was 15 years old. Her songs were featured in TV advertisements, films, and TV shows. Her parents divorced when she was a young girl, and she moved to …

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Janis Siegel

Janis Siegel About Jazz singer best known as a member of the acclaimed vocal group The Manhattan Transfer, whom she joined in 1972. She has won several Grammys with the band and was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2003. Other Informations She was originally a member of the band Young Generation, …

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Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan About Known by nicknames like Sassy and Sailor, Vaughan was a jazz singer who was the recipient of the NEA Jazz Masters Award in 1989 for her exceptional contributions to American music. Other Informations She played at Newark night clubs as the pianist even though she was underaged. She won the Grammy Award …

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Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee About Jazz and pop singer who recorded over 650 songs on sixty albums, including hits like “Somebody Else Is Taking My Place.” Other Informations She was sponsored by a restaurant to host a radio show, where she was paid in food. She wrote songs for movies like Disney’s Lady and the Tramp. She …

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Joe Williams

Joe Williams About Baritone jazz and blues vocalist for over fifty years whose song “Everyday I Have the Blues” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Other Informations He traveled to the Vendome Theatre in Chicago to see Louis Armstrong play. He first sang with clarinet and saxophone player Jimmie Noone. He first married …

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Marion Harris

Marion Harris About American singer in the 1920s who sang jazz and blues songs and who released singles like “Everybody’s Crazy.” Other Informations She started out playing vaudeville and movie theaters in Chicago in 1914. She regularly gave performances at the Palace Theatre in the 1920s. She was married to actor Robert Williams for a …

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Masego

Masego About American singer and saxophonist who has won acclaim as the leader of the Trap House Jazz collective, which boasts more than 100 members. Some of his most popular projects include the 2015 EP Pink Polo and the 2016 mixtape Loose Thoughts. Other Informations He grew up performing in his local church band. He …

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Indra Aziz

Indra Aziz About Jazz singer who released the albums Who’s Its Name, Select Daughter, and Freedom Jazz Festival 2016 – Day 1 LIVE in 2016. Other Informations He started playing drums as a child after watching Jelly Tobing play. He then learned to play saxophone after high school. He was an AMI Award nominee for Best Jazz Production for …