Born: March 5, 1937
Carol Sloane was born to Claudia and Frank Morvan on March 5, 1937, in Providence, Rhode Island, the older of two daughters, but she never lived in that city. Instead, she spent her happy childhood in the small town of Smithfield, just a few short miles north of the city. Her parents worked steadily through the years of World War II in the textile mill near their home.
Carol was the lucky member of a large family of cousins, aunts and uncles who all possessed natural singing voices. Only one uncle ever received formal musical education, and he played the tenor sax. Carol and Ed DrewIn 1951, her Uncle Joe arranged an audition for her with a society dance band led by Ed Drew, and she began singing the stock arrangements of popular hits of the day each Wednesday and Saturday night at Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet Ballroom, located in Cranston, Rhode Island....
Awards2006 BackStage Bistro Award for Outstanding Achievement, Major Jazz Engagment; 2008 NightLife Award for Outstanding Jazz Vocalist, Major Jazz Engagement
Dearest DukeArbors Records
I Never Went AwayJustin Time
The Songs Ella & Louis SangJustin Time
The Real ThingJustin Time
Live At 30th StreetJustin Time
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