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Salome Bey

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Salome Bey, the American-born, Canadian singer-songwriter, composer, and actress who was affectionately known as “Canada’s First Lady of the Blues” has died at age 86. Born Salome Bey on October 10th, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, the Grammy Award- nominated singer sang with her brother Andy and sister Geraldine as Andy & the Bey Sisters across the US, Europe and Canada before relocating to Toronto in 1964. A larger than life arts and culture figure whose artistic output and influence was felt across the world, in both music and theatre, her broad list of multi-disciplinary art achievements and accolades was unprecedented, and included two album projects with Horace Silver; two Dora Mavor Moore awards for Indigo, a history of black music she conceived, wrote and starred in; a Grammy nomination for Your Arms Too Short to Box with God for Best Cast Recording; and an Obie Award in 1972 for Justine

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Article: Year in Review

In Memoriam: Jazz Musicians Who Passed in 2020

Read "In Memoriam: Jazz Musicians Who Passed in 2020" reviewed by Maxim Micheliov


As 2020 comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to remember the extraordinarily gifted musicians who made an indelible mark on jazz. With sadness, we bid farewell to Gary Peacock, Ennio Morricone, Keith Tippett, Henry Grimes, Bucky Pizzarelli, Wallace Roney and many others including NEA Jazz Masters Jimmy Cobb, Lee Konitz, Candido Camero, ...

Album

Andy Bey & the Bey Sisters

Label: Prestige Records
Released: 2000
Track listing: Willow Weep for Me, A Taste of Honey, Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars, Sister Sadie, Since I Fell for You, Night Song, Besame Mucho, September in the Rain, The Swingin Preacher, Smiles, Love is Just Around the Corner/I Love You/Love You Madly, God Bless the Child, Squeeze Me, Tammy, Hallelujah I Love Her So, Everybody Loves My Baby, 'Round Midnight, Solitude, Feeling Good, Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye.

Album

In Montreux

Label: Intercan Records
Released: 1981


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