See and hear Carmen
NY Times Obit
The Complete Carmen McRae Discography (http://www.wonderboymi.com/Carmen/) is a comprehensive site, in which recordings are indexed in several ways: by sessions, (arranged by date); by format (45, 78. LP and CD), by composer, instrument, and song. You can look up a certain song, for example, and find a list of the releases on which albums it appears. Extremely valuable.
www.allmusicguide Gives details and reviews of many of Carmen's recordings. Very valuable.
www.amazon.com Useful for double-checking details on recordings. Valuable.
Other possible sources:
Leslie Gourse's book Miss Jazz has a selected discography and sessionography.
The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, edited by Barry Kernfeld; St. Martinís Press, New York, 1988, reprinted 1991, 1995, 1996.
Carmen McRae, Miss Jazz, by Leslie Gourse
Billboard Books, New York. 2001.
Jazz Singing by Will Friedwald. (Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. 1990.
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