Chris Connor

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8 November 1927, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. After singing publicly while still at school, Connor worked with the bands of Claude Thornhill, where she was a member of the vocal group, the Snowflakes, and Herbie Fields in the late 40s and early 50s. Audibly influenced by Anita O’Day, Connor quickly developed her own recognizable style and built a localized reputation. Having sung in high school with a Kenton-style band it was especially appropriate when June Christy, in 1953, recommended... Read more

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jazz
female vocalists
jazz vocal
vocal jazz
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