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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

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

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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