Posts Tagged ‘Annie Ross’

Don’t Worry ’bout Me

September 19, 2020

“Don’t Worry ’bout Me,” written by Rube Bloom, with lyrics by Ted Koehler, recorded by Annie Ross, 1956. Annie Ross (vocalist), Tony Crombie (piano), Bob Burns (clarinet), Roy Plummer (guitar), Lennie Bush (bass).

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You’re Nearer

September 12, 2020

“You’re Nearer,” written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, recorded by Annie Ross, 1959. Annie Ross (vocalist), Russ Freeman (piano), Jim Hall (guitar), Bill Perkins (tenor sax), Monty Budwig (bass), Mel Lewis (drums).

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“Annie Ross, mainstay of ‘the greatest jazz vocal group that ever was,’ dies at 89,” Matt Schudel, Washington Post

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I Didn’t Know About You

September 5, 2020

“I Didn’t Know About You,” written by Duke Ellington, with lyrics by Bob Russell, recorded by Annie Ross, 1965. Annie Ross (vocalist), Lennie Bush (bass), Bob Burns (clarinet), Roy Plummer (guitar), Tony Crombie (piano).

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“Annie Ross, Mid-Century Jazz Icon, Dead At 89,” James Gavin, NPR

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Annie Ross, 1930 — 2020

July 29, 2020

Jazz singer Annie Ross died last week at the age of 89. In 1952, as a member of vocal trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, she set words to saxophonist Wardell Gray’s composition “Twisted” and performed it in a classic recording. The National Endowment for the Arts named her an NEA Jazz Master in 2010.

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“Annie Ross, mainstay of ‘the greatest jazz vocal group that ever was,’ dies at 89,” Matt Schudel, Washington Post

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