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List of good jazz vocal albums

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Tuesdays in Chinatown
Tuesdays in Chinatown
"Beautiful sonorous voice,  sophisticated arrangements, soulful and firmly committed to the blues"
Shades of Bey
Shades of Bey
"Very diverse"
Ballads, Blues and Bey
Ballads, Blues and Bey
"Exquisite album of just voice and piano. Two instruments presented as one, it's both mellow and subtle."
Night Club
Night Club
"A highly intelligent, creative pianist and vocalist with a rich, haunting voice. This album is a must have."
Finally
Finally
"She's got so much soul. When she sings a ballad she sounds like a horn. 'The sun died' has me on the floor. She can also be playful and highly experimental. This album contains the lot."
The Audience With Betty Carter
The Audience With Betty Carter
"A live album capturing the essence of Carter"
'Round Midnight
'Round Midnight
"This is Betty when she was less experimental but her vocal artistry is immensly subtle but highly creative."
The Intimate Ella
The Intimate Ella
"This captures Ellas voice at its peak. Just piano and voice it is a very intimate album and you feel as though you've stepped into Ellas private world. It's a must have."
Dem Bones
Dem Bones
"A real talent, An eclectic mix of jazz and soul. This album is inventive and it certainly has a groove"
You Won't  Forget Me
You Won't Forget Me
"Shirley can swing with a groove as well as tell a story that touches your heart  through her ballad singing,"
Ultimate: Selected By DIANA KRALL
Ultimate: Selected By DIANA KRALL
"Di Kralls fave Shirley Horn tunes. A great introduction."
Meet Mark Murphy
Meet Mark Murphy
"This album shows the full extent of Mark Murphys skill. His voice contains so many timbres."
Abbey Is Blue
Abbey Is Blue
"She's uncompromising, which is a rare quality and it's a good material."
Finest Hour
Finest Hour
"She sings with attack, precision and clarity. This selection of tunes is impeccable and  I love 'dream of life'. It's very Ellingtonesque."
Close Your Eyes
Close Your Eyes
"Trained by the great Mark Murphy himself and often unfairly accused of being an imitation. His regular band and close relationship with Laurence Hobggod give all his albums an ensemble feel."
Flirting With Twilight
Flirting With Twilight
"A more straight ahead album."
Finest Hour
Finest Hour
"Anita kicks butt."
Let's Get Lost: The Best Of Chet Baker Sings
Let's Get Lost: The Best Of Chet Baker Sings
"Romantic, perhaps whimsical but his tone is beautiful and tender. He has an indescribable special quality."
Ballads - Remembering John Coltrane
Ballads - Remembering John Coltrane
"A gifted pianist and vocalist. who has an ear for good material and clever arrangements."
In Blue
In Blue
"A very personal selection of songs which are presented in an individual way. She sings the blues honestly and I think she knocks ths socks off Krall musically. She deserves wider acclaim."