Date of Birth:
8 April 1922
Carmen McRae played in 1 movies in the Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music genres.
Carmen McRae got succeed with average imdb rating 5.6.
(January 1994) Was honored as a "master of jazz" by the National Endowment for the Arts.Worked as a soloist from the mid-1950s, and became one of the most accomplished scat singers and ballad interpreters in jazz.Was influenced by singers 'Billie Holiday' (qv) and 'Sarah Vaughan (I)' (qv). Studied piano as a child.
Early in her career, worked briefly with 'Count Basie' (qv).Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1984.