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January 21, 2008 The new live album from Andy Bey shows off his extraordinary range as a singer. There's plenty of Ellington, risk-taking, and evidence of his virtuosity—even if he didn't become famous until his ongoing revival in the '90s.
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January 10, 2008 Bey sings some of the slowest tempos today: Listening to him is like looking over a master artist's shoulder as he applies paint to a canvas. Calling him simply a jazz singer misses the point. There's the passion of gospel in his baritone, plus an operatic sense of drama.
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February 3, 2004 Andy Bey's silky bass-baritone voice has been called "one of the finest instruments in jazz," and after five decades of making music Bey is poised to regain the national spotlight with a new CD collection of ballads. He talks with NPR's Tony Cox about jazz music today — and also being openly gay and HIV positive.
April 2, 1997 Linda talks with Andy Bey, a singer and piano player. Bey has been singing and playing boogie-woogie since he was a child. He became known for his powerful voice and piano work with Horace Silver and Max Roach. After a 20 year absence from recording, he has released a CD of ballads and standards.
April 2, 1997 The conclusion of Linda Wertheimer's conversation with singer Andy Bey.
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