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Betty Carter

Betty Carter (Vocals)

Born: 19th May 1929, Flint, Michigan, U.S.

Died: 26th September 1998, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Nationality: American

Betty Carter was an American jazz singer known for her improvisational technique, scatting and other complex musical abilities that demonstrated her vocal talent and imaginative interpretation of lyrics and melodies. Vocalist Carmen McRae once remarked: "There's really only one jazz singer—only one: Betty Carter.": xiv 

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