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Betty Scott / Lennie tristano: Betty Scott Sings with Lennie Tristano

Read "Betty Scott Sings with Lennie Tristano" reviewed by Dave Nathan


This album compiles the output of five recording sessions vocalist Betty Scott had with one of the creators of modern pianism, Lennie Tristano. They were made in Tristano's Hollis, Queens studio beginning in 1965 with the last one in Jan 1974. There are two questions (at least) these sessions raised. First is “who is or was Betty Scott?." I could find no reference to her on the Internet or in any of the standard and nonstandard jazz vocal references at ...


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