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Carol Sloane - 100% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Carol Morvan, 5 March 1937, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. While still only 14 years old, Sloane sang with a local dance band, Ed Drew’s, owing to the active encouragement of her piano- and saxophone-playing Uncle Joe. By her late teens she had gained sufficient experience to be hired by the popular dance band led by the brothers Les And Larry Elgart. In 1960 she briefl Read more

Mary Stallings - 96% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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16 August 1939, San Francisco, California, USA. Stallings began singing in public at the age of eight. Encouraged by her saxophonist uncle, Orlando Stallings, she sang in local jazz clubs during her teenage years and while still in high school joined Louis Jordan’s band. She began touring, singing in other parts of the USA and also as far afield as Australia. Back in th Read more

LaVerne Butler - 94% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Jazz Vocals
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Bobby Troup - 68% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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Robert William Troup, 18 October 1918, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 7 February 1999, Sherman Oaks, California, USA. After studying extensively, including a degree in economics, Troup turned to songwriting and singing to his own piano accompaniment. In 1941 he was hired by Tommy Dorsey, but was drafted the same year. After five years in the US Navy, where he wrote scores Read more

Jeanie Bryson - 67% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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10 May 1958, New York City, New York, USA. The daughter of songwriter-pianist Connie Bryson and Dizzy Gillespie, Jeanie played piano from an early age. Later, she studied extensively at Rutgers, adding flute and ethnomusicology to her attainments. There she came under tuition from Kenny Barron and widened her interest to include singing music of the Far East and the Indian s Read more

Sue Raney - 65% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Raelene Claire Claussen, 18 June 1940, McPherson, Kansas, USA. Raised in New Mexico, as a small child Raney was trained by her mother, a professional singer and music teacher. Raney began singing at the age of four and at age eight was singing professionally. Four years on, she had regular radio and television spots including appearances with country singer Glen Campbell. He Read more

Sylvia Syms - 63% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sylvia Blagman, 2 December 1917, Brooklyn, USA, d. 10 May 1992, New York City, New York, USA. One of America’s most distinguished cabaret and jazz singers with a profound appreciation of lyrics, Syms overcame polio as a child, and in her teens discovered the delights of jazz in the clubs of New York’s 52nd Street. Inspired and informally trained by Billie Holiday, Read more

Dennis Rowland - 55% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s
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c.1950, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Growing up in a musical family, Rowland began singing as a child. Inevitably influenced by Motown Records, he also heard and greatly admired the singing of Joe Williams, whose hit record of ‘Every Day I Have The Blues’, with Count Basie, was popular in the mid-50s. Nurturing ambitions to be a singer and an actor, Rowland patiently de Read more

Dorothy Dandridge - 54% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Documentaries Vocals Vocals
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Jacintha - 43% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Jacintha Abisheganaden, 3 October 1957, Singapore, Malaysia. Jacintha’s Chinese mother sang and played the piano and her Sri Lankan father played classical guitar and was also interested in jazz guitar. She studied piano and voice from her early teens and also sang in the Singapore Youth Choir. After winning a local television talent contest, Talentime, she attended the Read more

Arthur Prysock - 38% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 January 1929, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, d. 14 June 1997, Hamilton, Bermuda. After singing with a number of small bands, in 1945 Prysock joined Buddy Johnson, with whom he appeared at many Harlem clubs and ballrooms. Subsequently, he worked as a soloist, signing to Decca Records in 1952 and achieving chart success with a version of the standard ‘I Couldn’t Read more

Helen O'Connell - 28% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s
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Jacqui Naylor - 28% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals
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Kate McGarry - 27% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1970, Hyannis, Massachusetts, USA. Raised in a large and musical family, after high school McGarry studied at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where her tutors included saxophonist Archie Shepp. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in African American Music and Jazz, she toured with a Boston-based vocal ensemble named One O’Clock Jump. Early in her solo c Read more

Kevin Mahogany - 27% match to Irene Kral

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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30 July 1958, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Mahogany studied music as a child and at the age of 12 played baritone saxophone in Eddie Baker’s New Breed Jazz Orchestra while studying in Kansas City. He sang in a choir while in high school and entered and won a church singing scholarship open to baritone singers, not saxophonists. While studying at Baker University he forme Read more


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