JEANNE LEE

Avant-Garde Jazz / Vocal Jazz • United States
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Jeanne Lee combines acrobatic vocal maneuvers with a deeply moving sound and quality that allows her to alternate between soaring, upper register flights and piercing, emotive interpretations. She's extremely precise and flexible, and moves from a song or solo's top end to its middle and bottom accompanying an instrument with a stunning ease. Though many critics have cited Lee as creating free jazz's most innovative vocal approach, she's done very little recording, almost none of it as a leader, and even less on American labels. She's best-known for her many sessions with Gunther Hampel. Lee studied dance rather than music at Bard College, but while a student there, she met Ran Blake. They formed a duo, and she did her first recordings with him, which excited many critics. They toured Europe in 1963. Lee moved to California in 1964 and worked with Ian Underwood and sound poet David Hazelton, whom read more...
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JEANNE LEE The Newest Sound Around (with  Ran Blake) (aka The Legendary Duets) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Newest Sound Around (with Ran Blake) (aka The Legendary Duets)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1962
JEANNE LEE Conspiracy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Conspiracy
Avant-Garde Jazz 1975
JEANNE LEE Don't Freeze Yourself To Death Over There In Those Mountains album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Don't Freeze Yourself To Death Over There In Those Mountains
Avant-Garde Jazz 1984
JEANNE LEE Natural Affinities album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Natural Affinities
Avant-Garde Jazz 1992
JEANNE LEE Here and Now! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Here and Now!
Avant-Garde Jazz 1994
JEANNE LEE After Hours (with Mal Waldron) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
After Hours (with Mal Waldron)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1994

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JEANNE LEE Im Stadtgarten Köln album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Im Stadtgarten Köln
Avant-Garde Jazz 1992
JEANNE LEE Jeanne Lee & Ran Blake : The Newest Sound You Never Heard album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jeanne Lee & Ran Blake : The Newest Sound You Never Heard
Vocal Jazz 2019

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JEANNE LEE Jeanne Lee & Ran Blake : Laura album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jeanne Lee & Ran Blake : Laura
Avant-Garde Jazz 2012

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