Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer. She is considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century and is remembered for her behind-the-beat phrasing and ironic interpretation of lyrics.
Jack Pleis, Sammy Davis, Jr., Billie Holiday, Norman Simmons, Cal Tjader, George Shearing, Dave Brubeck
Carmen Mercedes McRae
Jazz, vocal jazz, traditional pop
Decca, Kapp, Columbia, Mainstream, Atlantic, Blue Note, Concord, Novus
United States of America