Anita O'Day was an American jazz singer widely admired for her sense of rhythm and dynamics, and her early big band appearances that shattered the traditional image of the "girl singer". Refusing to pander to any female stereotype, O'Day presented herself as a "hip" jazz musician, wearing a band jacket and skirt as. Complete your Anita O'Day record collection. Discover Anita O'Day's full discography. Shop new and used Vinyl and CDs. 27 Nov The following correction was printed in the Guardian's Corrections and clarifications column, Friday December 8 The jazz singer Anita O'Day died on November 23 and not October 23, as we stated in the article below. If all that the world knew of Anita O'Day, who has died aged 87, following.
Anita O'Day is a singer's singer. Highly rhythmic with a distinctive sense of phrasing, she was one of the first big band singers to tackle the intricacies of bebop and prevail. She's influenced many, including June Christy and Chris Connor, and now stands as a living legend. 31 Aug Let's continue our 30th anniversary retrospective and return to for an interview with jazz singer Anita O'Day. An interview I'll never forget because I love her singing and because, as you'll hear, she did not hold back from saying what was on her mind. O'Day inspired the so-called cool jazz singers of. Find Anita O'Day bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - A masterful scat singer and contender as the.
27 Jan Robert Cavolina and Ian McCrudden's documentary Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer, about singer Anita O'Day, whose career spanned more than 50 years, presents a picture of an extraordinary woman: tough, resilient and enormously gifted.