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Shirley Horn

An excellent ballad singer along with a talented pianist, Shirley Horn defer potential achievement until finally learning to be a main attraction during her fifties. She researched piano from age four. After going to Howard College or university, Horn come up with her 1st trio in 1954, and was prompted in the first ’60s by Kilometers Davis and Quincy Jones. She documented three albums during 1963-1965 for Mercury and ABC/Paramount, but thought we would hang in there Washington, D.C., and increase a family rather than pursuing her profession. In the first ’80s, she started documenting for SteepleChase, but Shirley Horn actually got her discovery in 1987 when she began making information for Verve, a link that continuing on information like 1998’s I RECALL Kilometers and 2001’s You’re My Thrill. On the way she found many renowned honors including seven Grammy nominations (and something win for Greatest Jazz Vocal Recording with I RECALL Mls), a 1996 induction in to the Lionel Hampton Jazz Hall of Popularity and France’s the Academie Du Jazz’s Prix Billie Vacation on her behalf 1990 record Close A sufficient amount of for Appreciate. In 2001 Horn’s wellness begun to fail (she acquired her left feet amputated because of diabetes) even though it affected her piano playing, she continuing to execute sporadically and documented one final record for Verve, 2003’s Might the Music Hardly ever End. Horn passed on on Oct 20, 2005, because of problems from diabetes.

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