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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: November 25, 1928

Etta Jones - vocalist, recording artist (1928-2001)

Etta Jones was a fine jazz singer who made the most of her vocal talents. She retained a loyal following wherever she sang, and was held in the highest regard by her fellow musicians. Her last three decades were her most productive, in both the quantity and artistic quality of her work.

She was born in South Carolina, but brought up in Harlem. She entered one of the famous talent contests at the Apollo Theatre as a 15 year old, and although she did not win, she was asked to audition for a job with the big band led by Buddy Johnson, as a temporary replacement for the bandleader's sister....
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Featured recording “Etta Jones Sings Lady Day”

Etta Jones Sings Lady Day


2001
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    Don't Go to Strangers

    Prestige Records
    2007
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    Etta Jones: Don't Go To Strangers


    2007
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    Long, Long Journey

    Private Music
    2001
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    Hollar

    Fantasy Jazz
    2001
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    All The Way

    Private Music
    1999
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    Sugar

    Private Music
    1990
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    I'll Be Seeing You

    Private Music
    1988
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