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Etta Jones

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: November 25, 1928    

Etta Jones

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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  • Don't Go to Strangers

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


    2007
    BUY
  • Long, Long Journey

    Private Music
    2001
    BUY
  • Hollar

    Fantasy Jazz
    2001
    BUY
  • All The Way

    Private Music
    1999
    BUY
  • Sugar

    Private Music
    1990
    BUY
  • I'll Be Seeing You

    Private Music
    1988
    BUY
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Don't Go to Strangers by Jim Santella

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Etta Jones: Don't Go To Strangers

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Remembering Etta Jones

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Hollar by David Rickert

Easy Living by Mathew Bahl

From the Heart by AAJ Staff

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