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Annie Ross

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Annie Ross

Annie Ross has been played on NTS in shows including Jazzman, featured first on 17 March 2015. Songs played include All Blues, Things and Invitation To The Blues.

Annie Ross (born 1930) is a jazz singer and actress, best known as a member of the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. Ross is one of the early practitioners of a singing style known as vocalese, which involves the setting of original lyrics to an instrumental jazz solo. Her 1952 treatment of saxophonist Wardell Gray's "Twisted" is a classic example of vocalese. "Twisted" is perhaps her most famous song. She recorded seven albums with Lambert, Hendricks & Ross between…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
All Blues
Annie Ross, Pony Poindexter, The Berlin All Stars, Carmell Jones, Leo Wright
SABA1966
All Blues
Annie Ross, Pony Poindexter, The Berlin All Stars, Carmell Jones, Leo WrightSABA1966
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Things
Annie Ross, The Tony Kinsey Quintet
Transatlantic Records1963
Things
Annie Ross, The Tony Kinsey QuintetTransatlantic Records1963
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Invitation To The Blues
Annie Ross, Zoot Sims
World Pacific Records1959
Invitation To The Blues
Annie Ross, Zoot SimsWorld Pacific Records1959
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Twisted
Annie Ross
Prestige1953
Twisted
Annie RossPrestige1953
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Jodelling Song
Cleo Laine, Annie Ross, John Dankworth
Fontana0
Jodelling Song
Cleo Laine, Annie Ross, John DankworthFontana0
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