MARTY ELKINS

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Marty Elkins was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. As a child she listened mostly to the soul stations in New York, and the late night R&B shows like Jocko’s Rocket Ship. She left there for college in Boston, and while in college was given a copy of Ella Fitzgerald and Ellis Larkins. She was also exposed to Charlie Parker, Al Cohn and Zoot Sims, and Louis Jordan, but the life changing day was when she found a copy of Billie Holiday’s “Lady in Satin” in a local Woolworth bin in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Literally holing up in her room with this recording, and a Bessie Smith record she acquired, she became devoted to jazz and began listening to it exclusively. She had the good fortune to meet musicians in that area who played jazz such as Herb Pomeroy, Ray Santisi, Jimmy Mosher, and Dave McKenna among read more...
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MARTY ELKINS Fuse Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fuse Blues
Vocal Jazz 2000
MARTY ELKINS Treat Me Kindly album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Treat Me Kindly
Vocal Jazz 2005
MARTY ELKINS In Another Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Another Life
Vocal Jazz 2009
MARTY ELKINS Walkin' By The River album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Walkin' By The River
Vocal Jazz 2016
MARTY ELKINS Fat Daddy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fat Daddy
Vocal Jazz 2018
MARTY ELKINS Marty Elkins & Mike Richmond : 'Tis Autumn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Marty Elkins & Mike Richmond : 'Tis Autumn
Vocal Jazz 2020

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