Claire Austin


Claire Austin Sings "When Your Lover Has Gone"

  • Release Date: 08 Aug 1991
  • OJCCD-1711-2

Claire Austin is one footnote in jazz history worth hearing again. Her rich tone and natural phrasing are a bit reminiscent of Peggy Lee on the ten torch songs she recorded in 1955 with a quintet that blended the traditional conception of Bob Scobey's trumpet with more modern strains from guitarist Barney Kessel and the rhythm section. This CD also includes eight bonus tracks that appeared on Claire Austin Sings the Blues, an extremely rare 1954 10-inch album where she takes a more e… MORE