Home | More Videos | About Us | Contact | Subscribe | Donate

Jazz on the Tube

The Internet's jazz video search engine

 
 

Love For Sale

Carmen McRae

 
Subscribe to
Jazz on the Tube
 

Absolutely free
Every time we post a new video,
we'll send you a notice by e-mail.

First Name:
E-mail address:
 

Navigation:    Home    More Videos    Back    More videos like this

April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994

Advertisement

Written by Cole Porter for the 1931 musical “The New Yorkers”, “Love for Sale”. It would later be covered by Eartha Kitt, Cannonball Adderley, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and Billie Holiday.

Recorded: Jazz Casual, 1962

Singer Carmen McRae was born April 8, 1920 in Harlem.

She began piano studies at 8 and her Costa Rican father and Jamaican mother filled their home with the sound of jazz records.

As a teenager she met Billie Holiday, caught the ear of Teddy Wilson and found her way to the piano stool at Minton's Playhouse.

Her rich career spanned more than fifty years.

Personnel:

Carmen McRae, vocals
Norman Simmons, piano
Victor Sproles, bass
Walter Perkins, drums



Please share your favorite JazzontheTube.com videos with your friends and colleagues

That's how we grow.

Thanks!




For more Carmen McRae videos, click here

See the complete catalog of
jazz on the tube videos

About Us | Privacy Policy | Contact