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Carol Kidd

Carol Kidd MBE

Biography

Carol Kidd is acknowledged in jazz circles as ‘Britain's finest ballads singer' Jazz Review. She has secured the Best Vocalist title at the British Jazz Awards on four separate occasions and, in 1998, received the MBE from the Queen for Services to Jazz.

Over a 25 year period, she has released seven studio albums and a ‘Best of...' compilation for Linn Records. In 2008, she has returned to the recording arena, following a seven year hiatus, with Dreamsville (AKD 325)- an exquisite album of hand-picked standards and self-penned songs which was ‘Recommended Release' on BBC Radio 2 (Russell Davies Show).

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A throat kissed by angels” The Herald

“One of the best singers I have heard” Ronnie Scott

“Carol Kidd is the best kept secret of British jazz” Frank Sinatra

“Her control is thrilling....she is world class” Cleo Laine

“Her discography stands up as one of the strongest ever British contributions to vocal jazz” Jazz Review

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Discography

Crazy For Gershwin
Justin Time
1994
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When I Dream
Justin Time
1992
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Nice Work
Justin Time
1987
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All My Tomorrows
Justin Time
1985
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