Etta Jones

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Birthday
25, 1928
Birthplace
Aiken, SC
Death Date
Oct 16, 2001 (72)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
25, 1928
Birthplace
Aiken, SC
Death Date
Oct 16, 2001 (72)

About

Jazz singer of "Don't Go to Strangers" and "Save Your Love for Me" who often performed in the shadow of her better know fellow singer Etta James.

Before Fame

Competing in a local talent contest at age fifteen brought her to the attention of Buddy Johnson, who invited her to perform with his big band.

Trivia

Her most memorable recordings came during her thirty-year partnership with saxophonist Earl Hines, with the two performing all over the world.

Family Life

She was born in Aiken, South Carolina and moved to New York with her family at the age of three.

Associated With

The final recording Jones released was a tribute to Billie Holiday.