ETHEL ENNIS

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Ethel Llewellyn Ennis (November 28, 1932 – February 17, 2019) was an American jazz musician whose career spanned seven decades. Ennis spent the majority of her life in her hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, where she was affectionately known as the "First Lady of Jazz"

Ennis was born in a row house on North Calhoun Street in Baltimore, Maryland, and grew up in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood. She began performing as a church pianist at a young age.

Embarking on a solo singing career, she recorded a number of songs for Atlantic Records before her LP debut, Lullabies for Losers, was released by Jubilee Records in 1955. In 1957, she moved to Capitol Records for a two-album contract, and released A Change of Scenery. Soon after the 1958 follow-up LP Have You Forgotten, Ennis took a six-year hiatus from recording, during which she toured Europe with Benny Goodman.

In 1963, she recorded four
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ETHEL ENNIS Lullabies For Losers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lullabies For Losers
Vocal Jazz 1955
ETHEL ENNIS Change Of Scenery album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Change Of Scenery
Vocal Jazz 1957
ETHEL ENNIS Have You Forgotten? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Have You Forgotten?
Vocal Jazz 1958
ETHEL ENNIS Once Again... The Artistry album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Once Again... The Artistry
Vocal Jazz 1963
ETHEL ENNIS Eyes For You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eyes For You
Vocal Jazz 1964
ETHEL ENNIS My Kind Of Waltztime album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Kind Of Waltztime
Vocal Jazz 1965
ETHEL ENNIS 10 Sides Of Ethel Ennis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
10 Sides Of Ethel Ennis
Vocal Jazz 1973
ETHEL ENNIS Ethel Ennis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ethel Ennis
Vocal Jazz 1994
ETHEL ENNIS If Women Ruled the World album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
If Women Ruled the World
Vocal Jazz 1998

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ETHEL ENNIS Live at the Maryland Inn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Maryland Inn
Vocal Jazz 1980
ETHEL ENNIS Ennis Anyone? Ethel Ennis, Live at Montpelier! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ennis Anyone? Ethel Ennis, Live at Montpelier!
Vocal Jazz 2005

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ETHEL ENNIS This Is Ethel Ennis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is Ethel Ennis
Vocal Jazz 2007

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