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Helen Humes

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: June 23, 1913    

Helen Humes

Helen Humes - vocalist ( 1913 - 1982)

Helen Humes hails from Louisville, Kentucky, she came from a happy, close-knit musical family and learned to play trumpet and piano when she was young. As a child she sang with the local Sunday school band, which boasted future jazz stars such as Dicky Wells and Jonah Jones. In 1927 she made her first records for the OKeh label in St. Louis. Humes then went to New York where she recorded again, this time accompanied by stride pianist James P. Johnson, and worked for several years with the orchestra led by Vernon Andrade, star of Harlem's Renaissance Ballroom....
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  • Songs I Like To Sing!

    Мелодия
    1984
  • Let The Good Times Roll

    Мелодия
    1980
  • Helen Humes And The Muse All Stars

    Мелодия
    1980
  • Sneakin' Around

    Мелодия
    1978
  • The Talk Of The Town

    Мелодия
    1975
  • Helen Comes Back

    Мелодия
    1973
  • Swingin' With Humes

    Мелодия
    1961
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Muse Records (1979)

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