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Etta Jones

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Etta Jones (November 25, 1928 - October 16, 2001) was an American jazz singer. Her best-known recordings were "Don't Go To Strangers" and "Save Your Love For Me". Jones variously worked with Buddy Johnson, Oliver Nelson, Earl Hines, Barney Bigard, Kenny Burrell, Milt Jackson, Cedar Walton, and the saxophonist Houston Person. Biography: Jones was born in Aiken, South Carolina, United States, and raised in Harlem. Still in her teens, Jones joined Buddy Johnson's band for a nationwide tour although she was not featured on record. Her first recordings--"Salty Papa Blues", "Evil Gal Blues", "Blow Top Blues", and "Long, Long Journey"--were produced by Leonard Feather in 1944, placing her in the company of clarinetist Barney Bigard and tenor saxophonist Georgie Auld. In 1947, she recorded and released an early cover version of Leon Rene's I Sold My Heart to the Junkman (previously released by the Basin Street Boys on Rene's Exclusive Records) while at RCA Victor records. She performed with...

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On Mar 15, 2017. 7:21pm
Rick, Jazz buff said

Etta Jones, just velvet. Keep it up ABC

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