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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicJazz · 1 decade ago

who are the best female jazz singers?

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  • zynjen
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    Some may be gone but their great music lives on:

    Carmen McRae

    Ella Fitzgerald

    Chris Connor

    Ernestine Anderson

    Betty Carter

    Julie London

    Billie Holiday

    Lena Horne

    Diane Witherspoon

    Beverly Kenney

    Mary Stallings

    Annie Ross

    Diane Reeves

    June Christy

    Dinah Washington

    Patti Page

    Cleo Laine

    Dorothy Ashby

    Blache Calloway

    Anita O'Day

    Dakota Staton

    Salena Jones

    Eydie Gorme

    Nancy Wilson

    Jackie Cain

    Nina Simone

    Peggy Lee

    Regina Carter

    Abbey Lincoln

    Susannah McCorkle

    Rosemary Clooney

    Sarah Vaughan

    Julie London

    Diane Schuur

    Marilytn Scott

    Carol Sloane

    Marlena Shaw

    Ethel Walters

    Bessie Smith

    Karryn Allyson

    Helen Forrest

    Roseanna Vitro

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  • 1 decade ago

    Nancy Wilson

    Spanky Wilson

    Diane Reeves

    Tania Marie

    Marlena Shaw

  • 1 decade ago

    Some of my favorites are:

    Ella Fitzgerald

    Eva Cassidy

    Nina Simone

    Peggy Lee

    Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    Dinah Washington

    and

    The Andrews Sisters

  • 1 decade ago

    Sarah Vaughn

    Ella Fitzgerald

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  • 1 decade ago

    Connee Boswell (of the boswell sisters & solo) is the best female jazz singer ever. she influenced ella fitzgerald and the andrews sisters who are also amazing.

  • 1 decade ago

    Melody Gardot is my personal favorite

  • 1 decade ago

    tierny sutton

    karrin allyson

    diana kral

    irene kral

    annie ross

    ella fitzgerald

    diane schurr

  • 1 decade ago

    ella fitzgerald

  • Ledisi to me :-S

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