FAITH WINTHROP

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Faith Winthrop's career is as storied as her extensive songbook. From an aspiring 11-year-old treading the boards of the G line streetcar and spontaneously taking requests from passengers traveling from Brookline to Boston to the still singing and swinging senior, her life remains a continual love affair with song.

Her path to a vocal career began with classical voice lessons from the turban-topped opera diva, Madame Cleora Wood. But upon hearing the incomparable voice and inimitable styling of Sarah Vaughan, Faith's musical direction was forever changed. After adding Peggy Lee, Mabel Mercer, and Mel Torme to her list of vocal influences, she received valuable advice that further steered her course: While warming up the mic for Billie Holiday at the fabled Storyville jazz club in Boston, the jazz legend encouraged the aspiring performer to continue with a singing career; Nat Hentoff of Downbeat wrote, "Faith Winthrop's warmth and intensity, coupled with
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CD Baby 2007
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FAITH WINTHROP A Leap of Faith album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Leap of Faith
Vocal Jazz 1993
FAITH WINTHROP Havin' Myself a Time! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Havin' Myself a Time!
Vocal Jazz 2001

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