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Carmen McRae – Live at the Flamingo (1962)

Carmen McRae – Live at the Flamingo (1962)

by Nick DeRiso  To think, we almost never heard Carmen McRae sing these songs. Even though she was an early acolyte of Billie Holiday, McRae was at first better known as a pianist. (In fact, upon meeting her, Holiday was said to be so impressed that she recorded McRae’s “Dream of Life” in 1939 for Vocalion.) Still, McRae initially appearedRead More

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