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  1. Denise Perrier brings jazz/blues standards to holiday showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The Daily Republic

    ... records, but on stage in a tribute show using her natural instrument, her voice. She also does a tribute to Dinah Washington and has performed them for decades to rave reviews. Perrier's intonation, phrasing and control of her voice have been ...

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  2. Review Potpourri, Week of December 1, 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Town Line

    Singer Dinah Washington landed a contract with Mercury records in 1946 and performed songs from a variety of genres including jazz, blues, R&B, novelties, covers, etc., amassing a sizable pile of disks for the label. Meanwhile, the much younger, less experienced Brook Benton had been signed and was making headway with his own brand of pop, when a lyricist Clyde Otis got the idea of bringing the two together for the recording of a song he had written, Baby.

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  3. Chart-Topping Jazz Vocalist Deborah Silver Reveals Her Greatest InfluencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... so that one was a must, but every one of these songs is hopefully somebody's favorite. Ella Fitzgerald and Dinah Washington have always played throughout my home. Harry Connick Jr. is inspirational, not only due to his incredible performance ...

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  4. Master vocalist Faye Carol sings the blues at Cafe StritchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... a monthly residency that started this summer with concerts devoted to the songbooks of Billie Holiday and Dinah Washington. Her Oct. 22 show casts a wider stylistic net with a repertoire she calls "The Many Grooves of the Blues." "I'll do some songs ...

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  5. Rani Singam, Singapore's First Lady Of Jazz, Chooses DPA MicrophonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Mi2n

    ... her ability to connect with her audience is reminiscent of the great jazz singers such as Billie Holliday, Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughn. Rani Singam was first introduced to the d:factoTM Vocal Microphone in 2013 by sound engineer Varian Tan. 'I ...

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  6. Rani Singam, Singapore's First Lady of Jazz, Chooses DPA MicrophonesRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... her ability to connect with her audience is reminiscent of the great jazz singers such as Billie Holliday, Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughn. Rani Singam was first introduced to the d:facto Vocal Microphone in 2013 by sound engineer Varian Tan. 'I ...

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  7. Beth Hart - Fire On The FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Music-News.com

    For anyone who feels that Beth Hart has found her 'comfort zone' her new album will prove that the lady is both moving on and reaching back to her core. She started her career playing and trying to make a living as a jazz singer before finding a greater acceptance as a rocker but she has always had artists like Billie Holliday and Dinah Washington in her soul and this album most certainly shows the love in her heart for those great artistes of her youth.

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  8. Berbaum and Weisenburg to play Ike's Riverside Tavern in Dallas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... surf and other good music from many categories including a variety of originals. Their rendition of the Dinah Washington classic, "Long John Blues," is known lyrically and locally as "the dentist's song" and "you thrill me when you drill me" and ...

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  9. Remembering Amy Winehouse's musical legacy on her birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Gay Times

    ... mix of Ms Dynamite and Nelly Furtado with a hint of jazz that we came to love. Next, we have a cover of Dinah Washington's Teach Me Tonight - this truly showcases her as a natural jazz diva. Self-accompanied by a simple guitar, the singer speaks ...

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  10. Friday random ten: Ladies' night, part 12Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | Off the Kuff

    ... Day post. Summer may be psychologically over, but Donna Summer is forever. 1. Mad About The Boy - Dinah Washington 2. I Touch Myself - Divinyls (Chrissy Amphlett) 3. Travelin' Soldier - Dixie Chicks 4. Take You Home - Dominique Star 5. Hot Stuff - ...

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  11. Ryga joins jazz line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Coast Reporter

    ... Love. Saturday's Jazzapalooza features Juno-nominated Jaclyn Guillou and her orchestra with a tribute to Dinah Washington, This Bitter Earth. The Ryga Quartet and the Afro-Cuban sounds of Kutapira fill out the afternoon. Watch for free events from ...

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  12. Things to Do in Tuscaloosa: Sept. 2-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... (Grace Aberdean Habitat Alchemy) "Travels Near and Far: Photography by Mary Meares" will open at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center until Sept. 2-30. The opening reception takes place Friday at 5-8 p.m. as part of the First Friday events. ...

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  13. August 29thRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | NewMexiKen

    ... was idolized by those who worked with him, and he inspired a generation of jazz performers and composers. Dinah Washington skirted the boundaries of blues, jazz and popular music, becoming the most popular black female recording artist of the '50s. ...

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  14. Almanac for Monday, Aug. 29, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include English philosopher John Locke in 1632; author/poet Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. in 1809; Henry Bergh, founder of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, in 1813; automotive inventor Charles Kettering in 1876; actor Barry Sullivan in 1912; actress Ingrid Bergman in 1915; jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker in 1920; British filmmaker Richard Attenborough in 1923; jazz/pop singer Dinah Washington in 1924; filmmaker William Friedkin in 1935 ; U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Republican nominee for president in 2008, in 1936 ; actor Elliott Gould in 1938 ; TV personality Robin Leach in 1941 ; entertainer Michael Jackson in 1958; actor Rebecca De Mornay in 1959 .

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  15. Take Five with Mercedes NicoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... Public Library. In 2008 and 2009, she debuted her uncanny ability to translate the treasured recordings of Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughn at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley, a highly acclaimed national stage and a favorite of many of the great touring ...

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  16. Fringe Music reviews: Michelle Shocked, New Town Theatre; Barbara...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... gift to the blues and jazz world, Barbara Morrison is so convincing in portraying the queen of the blues, Dinah Washington that sometimes you have to remind yourself that it's not her own seventh husband she's talking about or her own gun she pulled ...

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  17. Fringe Music reviews: Michelle Shocked, New Town Theatre; Barbara...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... gift to the blues and jazz world, Barbara Morrison is so convincing in portraying the queen of the blues, Dinah Washington that sometimes you have to remind yourself that it's not her own seventh husband she's talking about or her own gun she pulled ...

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  18. All Eyes Were on Alabama for the 2nd Annual Alabama Music Awards. It Was a Major SuccessRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2016 | PR.com

    ... instrumentalists, and composers whom are influential in the music industry such as: Blues legends Dinah Washington and W.C. Handy. Country Music Pioneer Hank Williams Sr. Legendary Motown artist The Temptation Members Eddie Kendricks and Melvin ...

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  19. All Eyes Were On Alabama For The 2nd Annual Alabama Music Award-They Did Not DisappointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | PR Log

    ... instrumentalists, and composers whom are influential in the music industry such as: Blues legends Dinah Washington and W.C. Handy. Country Music Pioneer Hank Williams Sr. Legendary Motown artist The Temptation Members Eddie Kendricks and Melvin ...

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  20. Sacco Sez: Like 'Night Train' Lane, undrafted players just need a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Denver Broncos

    ... that someone gets to marry a star with whom they are enamored, but Night Train eventually married singer Dinah Washington and they remained a loving couple until her death. He has always been listed as one of the NFL's great undrafted players, but ...

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