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  • ETTA JONES Vinyl Records and CDs Jones is a fine, R&B-tinged jazz singer who works the same vibe as some better known classic pop vocalists. She lights a narrative flame much like Billie Holiday or Tony Bennett, but Jones adds a little soulful sizzle that has the feel of a mellower Dinah Washington.
  • Aug 08,  · Etta Jones - Till There Was You 'Vinyl' Dimitris New channel. Etta Jones; Album Something Nice; If I Had You - Duration: Etta Jones - Topic 5, views.
  • In particular, Jones carried the song "Fine and Mellow" with her throughout her career like a cherished heirloom. The tune appeared on her most successful record, the LP Don't Go to Strangers, and she recorded it again in the s for Muse. It also appears on her final CD, Etta Jones Sings the Songs of Lady Day, recorded earlier this year.
  • Singer Etta Jones made a comeback while with Muse in the s and '80s, recording more than a dozen albums and teaming up with tenor saxophonist Houston Person (who also produced her sessions). This superior sampler has 14 of her very best recordings from that era. Person's tenor both complements and contrasts with Jones' voice, and the frameworks/arrangements -- along with the singer's.
  • She had three Grammy nominations, for the Don't Go to Strangers LP in , Save Your Love for Me in , and My Buddy (dedicated to her first employer, Buddy Johnson) in In the album Don't Go to Strangers was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
  • Etta Jones (November 25, – October 16, ) was an American jazz singer. Her best-known recordings were "Don't Go to Strangers" and "Save Your Love for Me". She worked with Buddy Johnson, Oliver Nelson, Earl Hines, Barney Bigard, Gene Ammons, Kenny Burrell, Milt Jackson, Cedar Walton, and Houston Person.
  • A beautiful album of heartfelt vocal tracks by a young Etta Jones – featuring arrangements by Oliver Nelson that rank among the best sort that he was penning for vocalists of this sort during the 60s. Etta's got a nice mix of material here, and although some of the tracks are a bit well-known LP, Vinyl record album.
  • Etta Jones was born on November 5, , in Aiken, S.C. and died on October 16, , in Mount Vernon, N.Y. Jazz vocalist Etta Jones recorded more than two dozen albums and earned three Grammy Award nominations during her six-decade-long career.