Shirley Horn was one of the most incredible female vocalists ever - likened to Edith Piaf. She was a classically trained pianist discovered by Miles Davis. Her style remains unmatched even after her death in 2005.
She worked non-stop; primarily in and around her hometown of Washington, DC with the absolute smokinest sidemen: Buck Hill, Marshall Hawkins and Bernard Sweetney - who became well known in the "Jazz World." She didn't obtain global prominence…
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