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Carmen McRae on the cover of Rhino Hi-Five: Carmen McRae.
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April 10, 2015 An expert on rhythm and phrasing, the singer accompanies herself on piano for "As Long As I Live."
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E.Y. "Yip" Harburg.
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April 18, 2012 Hear five singers take on one of the chief architects of the American popular song canon.
February 8, 2010 Lovey-dovey romantic types get all the attention on Valentine's Day. But not everyone wants to be in love right about now, and some relationships just happen to be hitting their expiration date this very minute. Listen to five songs that are perfect for those looking to break someone's heart.
February 12, 2008 It's a fair bet that three-quarters of all songs have something to do with love, with maybe half of those coming out in its favor. Here are five lovesick tunes crafted by jazz legends, Broadway hitmakers, and new talents.
December 5, 2007 She was an excellent pianist, songwriter, storyteller, even actress. But Carmen McRae was best known as an outstanding song stylist, whose great strength was in her phrasing and interpretation of lyrics.
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