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Shirley Horn

Among jazz vocalists, Shirley Horn (1934-2005) was in a class by herself, casting a unique spell with hushed, intimate interpretations which were adored by the likes of Miles Davis. Geoffrey Smith surveys the career of a connoisseur’s favourite.

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Sun 16 Sep 2018 00:00

Shirley Horn

Strike up the Band 

Stuff Smith  


Verve VS6097

Stuff Smith, v; Shirley Horn, p; Lewis Powers, b; Harry Saunders, d.


I Thought About You 

Shirley Horn 

Mercer / Van Heusen

Fresh Sound Records FSR-CD 596

Shirley Horn, v & p; Joe Benjamin, b; Herb Lovelle, d;


Come Dance with Me 

Shirley Horn 

Van Heusen / Cahn

Mercury 8434542

Orchestra conducted by Quincy Jones


Lazy Afternoon 

Shirley Horn 

Latouche / Maross

Steeplechase SCS 1111

Shirley Horn, v & p; Buster Williams, b; Billy Hart, d.


Nice ‘n’ Easy 

Shirley Horn 

Spence / Bergman / Keith

Verve 8332352

Shirley Horn, v & p; Charles Ables, b; Steve Williams, d.


My, How the Time Goes By 

Shirley Horn

Coleman / Leigh

Audiophile DAPCD224

Shirley Horn, p; Charles Ables, b; Steve Williams, d.


Memories of You 

Shirley Horn 

Razaf / Blake

Verve 8379332

Shirley Horn, v & p; Charles Ables, b; Steve Williams, d. Buck Hill, s.


You Won’t Forget Me 

Shirley Horn  

Goell / Spielman

Verve 8474832

Shirley Horn, v & p; Miles Davis, t; Charles Ables, b; Steve Williams, d.



Shirley Horn 

Verve 5571992

Shirley Horn, v & p; Toots Thielemans, h; Ron Carter, b; Al Foster, b.


This is All I Ask 

Shirley Horne 


Verve 0760282

Shirley Horn, v; Ahmad Jamal, p; Ed Howard, b; Steve Williams, d.


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