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Carmen McRae interview

Carmen McRae
Oct 21, 2010 Updated Oct 29, 2010

A 1985 interview with Carmen McRae on Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz.

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Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1922 - November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress. Considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century, it was her behind-the-beat phrasing and her ironic interpretations of song lyrics that made her memorable. McRae drew inspiration from Billie Holiday, but established her own distinctive voice. She went on...

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