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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: December 10, 1953

Diane Schuur, who has often been on the periphery of jazz, has the potential to be an important jazz singer although she still includes a large dose of pop tunes in her repertoire. Early in her career she had the tendency to screech in her upper register, but with maturity that flaw has largely disappeared and she has become a very impressive singer. Blinded at birth due to a hospital accident, Schuur (who would later be nicknamed “Deedles”) imitated singers as a child.

She had her first gig at a Holiday Inn when just ten and originally sang country music. The turning point in her career occurred when she sang “Amazing Grace” at the 1979 Monterey Jazz Festival, greatly impressing Stan Getz...
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The Best Of Diane Schuur

GRP Records
1997
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    Diane Schuur: I Remember You (With Love to Stan and Frank)

    Jazzheads
    2014
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    The Gathering

    Not On Label (Diane French Self-released)
    2011
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    Some Other Time

    Heads Up International
    2008
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    Live in London

    GR2 Classics
    2006
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    Schuur Fire

    Not On Label (Diane French Self-released)
    2005
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    Midnight

    Concord Music Group
    2003
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    Swingin' For Schuur

    Not On Label (Diane French Self-released)
    2001
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