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Claire Martin


Acquired Claire Martin turn into a trumpeter rather than a singer, she’d have been in comparison to Mls Davis and Chet Baker instead of Extra fat Navarro, Clifford Dark brown, or Lee Morgan. Or simply because an alto saxophonist, she’d have had even more in keeping with Lee Konitz and Paul Desmond than Jackie McLean, Phil Woods, or Gene Quill. Significantly influenced from the cool-school performers from the 1950s, the youthful British diva obviously owes an creative personal debt to such greats as Chris Connor, June Christy, and Julie London — most of whom, like Martin, preferred subtlety and restraint over hostility. But her inspirations don’t quit there — given birth to in London in 1967 and elevated in a rock and roll & roll period, the smoky, seductive Martin in addition has been affected by contemporary performers which range from Joni Mitchell to Kate Bush. Martin was just six when she came into theatrical college, and by her early teenagers, had been called Best Single Vocalist twice from the English Arts Awards. Before debuting at Ronnie Scott’s in London at 21, Martin backed herself as from a performing waitress to some secretary. Martin continued to become among England’s best jazz vocalists, as well as the Uk Jazz Awards exalted her as Greatest New Jazz Designer of 1994 and Greatest Jazz Vocalist of 1995. Nevertheless, she was small known within the U.S. lately 1996. In Oct 1996, she went to NY and documented with American jazz players for the very first time, including alto saxophonist Antonio Hart.

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Full Name Claire Martin
Profession Singer
Education University of Alberta
Nationality British
Music Songs Too Much in Love to Care, A song for you, Old Boyfriends, Too Darn Hot, A Modern Art, Everything must change, You Turned the Tables on Me, Sunday Morning Here With You, Crazy He Calls Me, When Lights Are Low, How Long Has This Been Going On?, The Man Who Sold The World, Everybody Today Is Turning On, The Best Is Yet To Come, Things I Miss The Most, A Time for Love, Gettin' High, Strangers Now, Take My Heart, Weaver of Dreams, I Keep Going Back To Joe's, Witchcraft, The Rules Of The Road, My Ship, Ev’rybody Today Is Turning On, Early to Bed, No Moon At All, Up From The Skies, Gentleman Friend, The Wheelers and Dealers, Trav'llin' light, On The Other Side Of The Tracks
Albums He Never Mentioned Love, Perfect Alibi, Make This City Ours, Girl Talk, Witchcraft, A Modern Art, Say It Isn't So, Old Boyfriends, Too Much in Love to Care, Time and Place, When Lights Are Low, Too Darn Hot!, Secret Love, Devil May Care, The Waiting Game, Time & Place, Take My Heart, Offbeat, Bigger Pictures : the Art of Nigel Waddington, Every Now and Then: The Very Best of Claire Martin, Perfect Alibi Taster EP, Too Much in Love to Care (Claire Martin Sings with Kenny Barron) Taster EP
TV Shows The National, CBC Television local newscasts

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