Beverly Kenney


1932, Harrison, New Jersey, USA, d. April 1960, New York City, New York, USA. A popular singer of the 50s, Kenney’s clear and true singing voice was ideally suited to standards and the show tunes of the day. She proved this on an attractive set recorded with guitarist Johnny Smith in 1955. When accompanied by jazz musicians and favoured with thoughtful arrangements, for example Come Swing With Me in 1956 with a band arranged and directed Ralph Burns, she sang with an engagingly rhythmic... Read more