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The Jazz Image

The Jazz ImageTM

with Leigh Kamman
AA Jazz Starter Kit

The Singers: Women and Men

Listen: The Women
All audio materials should be available through the Public Radio Market®, most record stores, The Smithsonian Institution, and some public libraries.

  1. The Complete Ella in Berlin: Mack the Knife (Verve 314 519 564-2)
  2. Billie Holiday: The Golden Years (LP) Columbia C 34 21)
  3. The Carman McRae-Betty Carter Duets (Verve 314 519 564-2)
  4. Peggy Lee: Beauty and the Beat with George Shearing (Capitol B 2IY 98454)
  5. Sarah Vaughan: Live in Japan (Mobile Sound Fidelity Lab MFCD 2 844-2)

Listen: The Men

  1. Johnny Hartman: Unforgettable (Impulse IMPD 152)
  2. Joe Williams: Here's to Life (Telarc 20 83357)
  3. Mel Torme: Night at the Concord Pavilion (Concord CCD 4433)
  4. Nat Cole Trio: Hit That Jive Jack (Decca CRD 622)
  5. Kurt Elling: Close Your Eyes (Blue Note CDP 7243 830645)

View: The Women
The videos listed with an asterisk (*) can be ordered from Jamey Aebersold Jazz Inc., P.O. Box 1244C, New Albany, IN 47151-1224 (800-456-1388).

  1. The Ladies Sing the Blues (A 77)*
  2. Ella Fitzgerald on Tour, Volume II (A 335)*
  3. Sarah Vaughan and Friends (A 136)*
  4. Peggy Lee: The Quintessential (A 276)*
  5. Lester Young and Billie Holliday (A 300)*

View: The Men
The videos listed with an asterisk (*) can be ordered from Jamey Aebersold Jazz Inc., P.O. Box 1244C, New Albany, IN 47151-1224 (800-456-1388).

  1. Joe Williams: A Song is Born (a 160)*
  2. Nat King Cole Plus the Mills Brothers (A 153)*
  3. The Jazz Singers: Various Artists (A 311)*

Read

  1. Chilton, John. Billie's Blues. Quartet Books Limited, London, 1987 (reprint).
  2. Friedwald, Will. Jazz Singing. Charles Scribner's Sons, MacMillan Publishing Company New York, 1990.
  3. Gourse, Leslie. Sassy, The Life of Sarah Vaughan. Charles Scribner's Sons, MacMillan Publishing Company, New York, 1993.
  4. Nicholson, Stuart. Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography of the First Lady of Jazz. Charles Scribner's Sons, MacMillan Publishing Company, New York, 1993.

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