BARBARA LEA

Vocal Jazz • United States
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Barbara Lea's taste and integrity and uncompromising standards, along with her devotion to lyrics and her deep musicality, have made her one of the most widely respected and admired interpreters of the classic American popular song. She was born Barbara LeCocq; her musical heritage is traceable to a great uncle, Alexandre Charles LeCoq, an important nineteenth-century composer of French light opera. Born into a musical family in Detroit, she worked with small dance bands there before attending Wellesley College on scholarship and majoring in music theory. Boston was a hotbed of jazz in the late 40s and early 50s, allowing Barbara to sing with major instrumentalists such as Marian McPartland, Bobby Hackett, Vic Dickenson, Frankie Newton, Johnny Windhurst, and George Wein. At the same time, she sang in the college choir, worked on the campus radio station and newspaper, and arranged for and conducted the Madrigal Group and brass choir read more...
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Woman In Love/Barbara Lea/Lea In LoveWoman In Love/Barbara Lea/Lea In Love
Fresh Sounds Spain 2012
$19.99
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Woman in LoveWoman in Love
Audiophile 1994
$12.93
$8.45 (used)
Remembering Remembering Lee WileyRemembering Remembering Lee Wiley
Audiophile 1996
$11.98 (used)
Lea in LoveLea in Love
Ojc 1991
$29.95
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BARBARA LEA A Woman in Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Woman in Love
Vocal Jazz 1955
BARBARA LEA Barbara Lea album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Barbara Lea
Vocal Jazz 1956
BARBARA LEA Lea in Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lea in Love
Vocal Jazz 1957
BARBARA LEA The Devil Is Afraid Of Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Devil Is Afraid Of Music
Vocal Jazz 1977
BARBARA LEA Remembering Remembering Lee Wiley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Remembering Remembering Lee Wiley
Vocal Jazz 1978
BARBARA LEA Do It Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Do It Again
Vocal Jazz 1983
BARBARA LEA Hoagy's Children - Songs Of Hoagy Carmichael album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hoagy's Children - Songs Of Hoagy Carmichael
Vocal Jazz 1983
BARBARA LEA The Melody Lingers On album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Melody Lingers On
Vocal Jazz 2002
BARBARA LEA Our Love Rolls On album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Our Love Rolls On
Vocal Jazz 2004
BARBARA LEA Black Butterfly [with the Loren Schoenberg Big Band] album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Black Butterfly [with the Loren Schoenberg Big Band]
Vocal Jazz 2006
BARBARA LEA Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?
Vocal Jazz 2006

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