Camille Howard


Vol. 2: X-Temporaneous Boogie

  • Release Date: 19 Feb 1996
  • SPCD-7062-2

Texas-born, Southern California-based pianist Camille Howard had been recording a year and a half as a member of Roy Milton's Solid Senders for Art Rupe's Juke Box and Specialty labels when her torchy vocal rendition of "Thrill Me" with Milton's proto-R&B band shot to number 5 on Billboard's "race" records chart in 1947. Rupe promptly signed Howard as a Specialty artist in her own right and scored immediately, at number 7, with a rollicking Howard instrumental titled &… MORE