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Shirley Horn was a master pianist and vocalist who embarked on a
career in jazz, despite her intention to become a classical
musician--racism being the deciding factor. Ms. Horn collaborated with
many jazz greats including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Toots Thielemans, Ron Carter, Carmen McRae, Wynton Marsalis
and others. She was most noted for her ability to accompany herself
with nearly incomparable independence and ability on the piano while
singing, something described by arranger Johnny Mandel
as "like having two heads", and for her rich, lush voice, a smoky
contralto, which was described by noted producer and arranger Quincy Jones
as "like clothing, as she seduces you with her voice". Although she
could swing as strongly...