Carmen McRae

One of the most influential vocalists in the history of jazz, the late Carmen McRae was also quite an accomplished jazz pianist. Her in-depth knowledge of jazz piano harmony clearly informed her signature jazz vocal style, and vice versa. In this program of duet performances (both vocal and piano) and conversation with Marian McPartland, as well as in solo performances in which she sings and accompanies herself on piano, Carmen McRae reveals the many musical facets that make up her one-of-… MORE