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by C. Michael Bailey
Swinger! A Jazz Girl's Adventures from Hollywood to Harlem Judy Carmichael 276 Pages ISBN: # 978-1979764414 CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 2017 Pianist and vocalist Judy Carmichael is a jazz girl who has been performing professionally for nearly 40 years. In her memoir Swinger! A Jazz Girl's Adventures from Hollywood to Harlem she relates being told of her cervical cancer diagnosis this way: Doctor: I must say you are taking this remarkable ...read more
by Ken Dryden
Judy Carmichael has been on the jazz scene for a long time. She has produced the radio series Jazz Inspired for a number of years and played piano for over a quarter-century with a number of CDs under her belt, most of them issued on her own label. Her specialties are stride and swing (one of her CDs was titled And Basie Called Her Stride), though this outing marks her debut as a vocalist. With a strong ...read more