- Apr 08, 1920 - Nov 10, 1994
Carmen Mercedes McRae was an American jazz singer. She is considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century and is remembered for her behind-the-beat phrasing and ironic interpretation of lyrics. McRae was inspired by Billie Holiday, but she established her own voice.
Famous Song: My Funny Valentine
Jazz Casual : Carmen Mcrae