ETTA JONES

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Etta Jones (November 25, 1928 – October 16, 2001) was an American jazz singer whose critical success and relative commercial obscurity (she never had a hit record) earned her a reputation in her lifetime as a "jazz musician's jazz singer".

She is noted for her elegant interpretations of standards, ballads, and blues. Her characteristic inflections have sometimes prompted comparisons to stylistic devices employed by Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. Jones' recordings, particularly her debut record (Don't Go To Strangers, 1960), have earned wide admiration in a new generation of listeners.

She had three Grammy nominations, for the Don't Go to Strangers LP in 1960, Save Your Love for Me in 1981, and My Buddy in 1999.

Jones had a musical partnership of more than thirty years with tenor sax player Houston Person, who received equal billing with her. He also produced her albums and served as her manager.

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ETTA JONES Don't Go to Strangers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Don't Go to Strangers
Vocal Jazz 1960
ETTA JONES From the Heart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From the Heart
Vocal Jazz 1962
ETTA JONES Hollar! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hollar!
Vocal Jazz 1962
ETTA JONES Love Shout album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Love Shout
Vocal Jazz 1963
ETTA JONES My Buddy: The Songs of Buddy Johnson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Buddy: The Songs of Buddy Johnson
Vocal Jazz 1998
ETTA JONES All the Way: Etta Jones Sings Sammy Cahn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
All the Way: Etta Jones Sings Sammy Cahn
Vocal Jazz 1999
ETTA JONES Etta Jones Sings Lady Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Etta Jones Sings Lady Day
Vocal Jazz 2001

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ETTA JONES A Soulful Sunday : Live at the Left Bank album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Soulful Sunday : Live at the Left Bank
Vocal Jazz 2019

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ETTA JONES The Chronological Classics: Etta Jones 1944-1947 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Etta Jones 1944-1947
Vocal Jazz 1999
ETTA JONES Long, Long, Journey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Long, Long, Journey
Vocal Jazz 2002
ETTA JONES The Best of Etta Jones: The Prestige Singles album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of Etta Jones: The Prestige Singles
Vocal Jazz 2002

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