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us: Anderson, Ernestine

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        (naf) Houston (Tex.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Russell Jacquets band
        • Organization: (naf) Lionel Hampton Allstar Big Band
        • Organization: (naf) Philip Morris Superband
        • Organization: (naf) Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
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        (lcsh) Jazz singers
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    • Sources

      • found: Big city [SR] p1983: labels (Ernestine Anderson) container (jazz singer)
      • found: Grove music online, Feb. 2, 2005: Jazz (Anderson, Ernestine (Irene); b. Nov. 11, 1928, Houston; American singer)
      • found: African American National Biography, accessed November 13, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Anderson, Ernestine; jazz singer; born 11 November 1928 in Houston, Texas, United States; performed with Russell Jacquets band (1943); recording debut with Shifty Henry orchestra (1947); worked with Johnny Otis rhythm-and- blues revue (1947-1949); toured with Lionel Hampton big band (1952-1953); toured Scandinavia with the trumpeter Rolf Ericson group (1956); recorded her first album as a leader, Hot Cargo, with Harry Arnold orchestra in Sweden and released in America (1958); recorded for the Mercury label and worked regularly in the United States (1960s); bassist Ray Brown became her manager and arranged for her to be signed by the Concord label; recorded with Hank Jones, Monty Alexander, Gene Harris, and George Shearing; worked with the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, the Philip Morri Superband; her "Never Make Your Move Too Soon" (which she recorded twice) became her trademark song (1980s))
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