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Maxine Sullivan

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: May 13, 1911 | Died: April, 1987    

Maxine Sullivan was a jazz vocalist with a light and intimate style that sadly recorded far too few jazz songs in her career. She enjoyed success in the swing era, and then repeated that success several eras later.

Maxine Sullivan had very little formal music training. She was discovered while singing at the Benjamin Harrison Literary Club in Pittsburg by Gladys Mosier. Mosier was, in the mid 1930's, an acquaintance of fellow pianist Claude Thornhill. She soon introduced her new find to Thornhill and as his protege', Maxine Sullivan made her first records in June of 1937, accompanied by the pianist's all-star band....
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    The Queen Volume 5 - Something To Remember

    Audiophile
    1993
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    Spring Isn't Everything

    Audiophile
    1989
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    Swingin' Sweet

    Audiophile
    1988
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    Together (Maxine Sullivan Sings The Music Of Jule Styne)

    Audiophile
    1987
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    I Love To Be In Love

    Audiophile
    1986
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    Uptown

    Audiophile
    1985
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    Sings The Music Of Burton Lane

    Audiophile
    1985
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