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Sue Raney

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Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words are familiar. Raney would be much better known today if she did not spend most of her time as a well-respected voice teacher, living in the Los Angeles area, and if she had recorded more extensively throughout her career. But she is one of the greats. Sue was born Raelene Claire Claussen on June 18,1940, in McPherson, Kansas, and her career started very early

News: Birthday

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today! Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words are ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Baby Talk

Read "Baby Talk" reviewed by H William Stine


Taking baby steps—isn't that what I was doing in my driveway after the last snow storm? Out of the mouths of babes—isn't that why we put bibs on them? Sleep like a baby—I'm sure my audience can relate to that. Throw the baby out with the bath water—doesn't that just mean it's time to get your eyes examined? ...

News: Birthday

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today! Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words are ...

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News: Birthday

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today! Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words are ...

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Bill Reed

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West Virginia-born Bill Reed is a jazz record producer, historian, author, and journalist. Reed is best known for his work in revitalizing interest in mid-century vocal jazz (in particular the One Shot Wonder genre), and for producing numerous albums for the Japanese market that have received wide international acclaim. Reed has produced more than sixty vocal jazz CDs for the Japanese market, most of which were for the label SSJ Records. Among his better known productions are a four-volume series of unreleased material by Beverly Kenney; "Down in the Depths" (2005) by singer Bill Black (culled from a fifty-year-old acetate); and the contemporary studio albums "Rain Sometimes" (2002) by Pinky Winters and "Listen Here" (2012) by Sue Raney

News: Birthday

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today! Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words are ...

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Article: Interview

Alan Broadbent: Intimate Reflections on a Passion for Jazz

Read "Alan Broadbent: Intimate Reflections on a Passion for Jazz" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer


Pianist, composer, and arranger Alan Broadbent doesn't just “dig" jazz. He has a deep and enduring passion for it. Growing up in mid- 20th-century New Zealand, he quickly went beyond piano lessons to reading musical scores and learning jazz standards. Then, when the Dave Brubeck Quartet came to his relatively isolated hometown of Auckland, his love ...

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News: Birthday

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today! Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words are ...

News: Video / DVD

Videos: Sue Raney, 1963

Videos: Sue Raney, 1963

In August 1963, West Coast singer Sue Raney appeared on the Australian TV program Brian Henderson's Bandstand. Henderson was a newsreader on the country's Nine Network and hosted its music show from 1958 to 1972. Sue was likely in Australia to perform and promote one of her Capitol releases. These videos of her performances went up ...


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