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Jackie Cain

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: May 22, 1928 | Died: September 15, 2014    

Jackie Cain

Jackie Cain in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American jazz vocalist best known for her partnership with her husband Roy Kral as the team Jackie and Roy. ger/pianist Roy Kral.

They first joined forces in 1946, and in 1996 they celebrated their 50th anniversary as a vocal duo. Jackie and Roy's stint with Charlie Ventura's band in 1948 and 1949 brought them a great deal of recognition; Lou Stein's “East of Suez” was an unusual feature for their voices. Shortly after leaving Ventura in June 1949, they were married and worked together on a regular basis thereafter. Jackie and Roy had their own television show in Chicago in the early 1950s, worked in Las Vegas from 1957 to 1960, settled in New York in 1963, and appeared on some television commercials...
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    Jackie Cain & Roy Kral: A Wilder Alias


    2011
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    Echoes

    Jazzed Media
    2007
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    Bogie

    Naxos Jazz
    1986
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    Jackie Cain & Roy Kral

    Naxos Jazz
    1973

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