Carmen McRae - Something Wonderful (CD)

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  1. "One of the few truly original vocalists, Carmen McRae made her name as one of the last of the verifiable bop vocalists, mixing a sardonic swing with deep emotion. This single cd contains the entire Something Wonderful LP from that has her with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Buddy Bregman.
  2. Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, – November 10, ) 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. McRae was inspired by Billie Holiday, but she established her own siaticomroundterdabicijarchosilkau.xyzinfo recorded over sixty albums and performed worldwide.
  3. Jul 01,  · Her last project for Columbia, Something Wonderful, was a collection of Broadway show tunes backed by an anonymous large ensemble conducted by Buddy Bregman. In comparing these two albums, it can be said that Ms. McRae’s Columbia recordings covered the spectrum from the utterly sublime to the ridiculous.
  4. In this recording from Birdland West, Carmen McRae is less a headliner than she is part of a jazz ensemble as she records this mellow, relaxed album. Co-produced by sax player and band leader Red Holloway, the CD showcases McRae, but her stellar instrumentalists are so talented and have so many solo opportunities that the CD is as much /5(11).
  5. When you purchase a Used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Carmen McRae Something Wonderful (with bonus tracks) Columbia/Collectables, Used.
  6. Carmen McRae sings in all tracks accompanied by. Tracks # Buddy Bregman’s Orchestra New York City, June 22 & July 11, Tracks # Orchestra arranged and conducted by Marty Paich Los Angeles, February 6, Tracks # Unidentified quartet (p, g, b, d) New York City,
  7. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Something Wonderful - Carmen McRae on AllMusic - /
  8. A great little CD – not only for the very nice price, but for the fact that the double-length set brings together two albums' worth of work that Carmen McRae .

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