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Gloria Lynne

Born: November 23, 1931    Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Gloria Lynne

When Gloria Lynne was growing up in Harlem, like so many of her peers, life revolved around music. The icons---Sarah Vaughan, Carmen Mc Fitzgerald---were the revered singers of the time and were Gloria's idols.

Lynne began singing as a very small child in the local Mother African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, but she was also interested in secular music. She entered numerous amateur talent contests, including one at the famed Apollo theatre, which she won, and these helped to attract attention. Although she studied music for five years, much of her learning was gained through gigging with jazz musicians including Quincy Jones, Bobby Timmons, Philly Joe Jones and Harry “Sweets” Edison....
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