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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: December 11, 1928    

From intimate trio formats to big band, she does it all with seductive sophistication. Her sultry, sensuous voice is intimate in small club settings and soars with passionate intensity in the festival arena. Whether it's Ellington or Sting, Ms. Anderson's interpretation of a song is infectious. On stage, she's charming and vivacious, her joy in the music delighting audiences from Sweden to Japan.

Ernestine Anderson has recorded more than 30 albums, performed at all the major jazz festivals, and has received four Grammy nominations. She was one of 75 women chosen for the book, I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America, by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Brian Lanker, joining such company as Rosa Parks, Leontyne Price, Barbara Jordan, and Toni Morrison....
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    A Song for You

    HighNote Records
    2009
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    Runnin' Wild

    Qwest Records
    2009
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    I Love Being Here With You

    Concord Music Group
    2002
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    The Concord Jazz Heritage Series

    Qwest Records
    1998
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    Blues, Dues & Love News

    Qwest Records
    1996
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    Now And Then

    Qwest Records
    1993
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    Live At The Concord Jazz Festival Third Set

    Qwest Records
    1991
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HighNote Records (2009)

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