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     Shirley Horn
 
 

Born: May 1, 1934 in Washington, D.C..
Died: October 20, 2005
Genres: Jazz.
Styles: Vocal Jazz, Traditional Pop, Standards, Mainstream Jazz, Ballads.
Instruments: Vocals, Piano

A superior ballad singer and a talented pianist, Shirley Horn put off potential success until finally becoming a major attraction while in her fifties. She studied piano from the age of four. After attending Howard University, Horn put together her first trio in 1954, and was encouraged in the early '60s by Miles Davis and Quincy Jones. She recorded three albums during 1963-1965 for Mercury and ABC/Paramount, but chose to stick around Washington, D.C., and raise a family instead of pursuing her career. In the early '80s, she began recording for SteepleChase, but Shirley Horn really had her breakthrough in 1987 when she started making records for Verve, an association that continued on records like 1998's I Remember Miles and 2001's You're My Thrill. Along the way she picked up many prestigious honors including seven Grammy nominations (and one win for Best Jazz Vocal Album with I Remember Miles), a 1996 induction into the Lionel Hampton Jazz Hall of Fame and France's the Academie Du Jazz's Prix Billie Holiday for her 1990 album Close Enough for Love. In 2001 Horn's health began to fail (she had her left foot amputated due to diabetes) and while it affected her piano playing, she continued to perform sporadically and recorded one final album for Verve, 2003's May the Music Never End. Horn passed away on October 20, 2005, due to complications from diabetes.

- Scott Yanow & Tim Sendra (All Music Guide)


Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15824175 About on 'NPR Jazz profile'
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=7748 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Horn About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Horn About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Shirley Horn - 'I Remember Miles' - 1990, Verve Forecast
 Shirley Horn - 'Loving You' - 1997, Verve
 Shirley Horn - 'May The Music Never End' - 2003, Universal, Verve
 Shirley Horn - 'The Main Ingredient' - 1996, Verve Forecast
 Shirley Horn - 'You Won't Forget Me' - 1990, Verve
 Shirley Horn - 'You're My Thrill' - 2001, Verve
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Charlie Haden - 'The Art Of The Song' - 1999, Polygram
 Clark Terry - 'Live On QE2' - 1999, Chiaroscuro Records
  как соисполнитель ...
 Bill Charlap - 'Stardust' - 2002, Prospekt, Blue Note
 Benny Golson - 'One Day, Forever' - 2001, Arkadia Jazz
 Antonio Carlos Jobim - 'The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook. The Girl From Ipanema' - A&M
 Wynton Marsalis - 'Standards & Ballads' - 2008, Columbia, Legacy
 Oscar Peterson - 'Live At The Town Hall' - 1997, Telarc Jazz
 Stuff Smith - 'Cat On A Hot Fiddle' - 1960, Verve
 The Vienna Art Orchestra - 'American Rhapsody: The Music Of Gershwin' - 1998, RCA Victor
 Toots Thielemans - 'Chez Toots' - 1998, Private Music
 Toots Thielemans - 'Hard To Say Goodbye' - 2000, Universal Music
 


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