ALL ARTIST INFO IS PULLED FROM PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DATA.
IF YOU REPRESENT THIS ARTIST AND WOULD LIKE TO VERIFY YOUR PAGE OR UPDATE THE INFO, Click Here

Carmen McRae

Carmen McRae

ALL ARTIST INFO IS PULLED FROM PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DATA.
IF YOU REPRESENT THIS ARTIST AND WOULD LIKE TO VERIFY YOUR PAGE OR UPDATE THE INFO, Click Here
birthday
8th
April, 1920
Death
10th
November, 1994
Birth Place
Harlem, New York, U.S.
Birth Sign
aries
Biography

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.

instruments played
Piano
Vocals
Associated Acts

Jack Pleis, Sammy Davis, Jr., Billie Holiday, Norman Simmons, Cal Tjader, George Shearing, Dave Brubeck

Birth Name

Carmen Mercedes McRae

Genres

Jazz, vocal jazz, traditional pop

Labels

Decca, Kapp, Columbia, Mainstream, Atlantic, Blue Note, Concord, Novus

Occupations

Singer, musician

Years Active

1939 1991

Name

Carmen McRae

Nationality

United States of America

Upcoming NOCAP SHOWS