MARLENA SHAW Places
Live vocal ...Shaw began to make singing appearances in jazz clubs whenever she could spare the time. The most notable of these appearances was in 1963 when she worked with jazz trumpeter Howard McGhee. She was supposed to play at the Newport Jazz Festival with McGhee and his band, but left the group after getting into an argument with one of the band members. Later that year, she got an audition with Columbia label talent scout John Hammond. Shaw did not perform well during the audition because she was too nervous. Undiscouraged, she continued to play small clubs until 1966. Her career took off in 1966 when she landed a gig with the Playboy Club chain in Chicago. It was through this gig that she met with representatives of the Chess Records music label, and soon signed with them. She released her first two albums on their subsidiary Cadet Records. She moved to Blue Note Records in 1972. She also recorded one of the disco era's biggest hits - a remake of "Touch Me in the Morning" on Columbia Records.
Ed Hurst interviews Marlena Shaw and shows her latest lp album
MARLENA SHAW You Bring Out The Best In Me (live)
SANDY MERCER You Are My Love
live lead vocals
Ed Hurst interviews Soul / disco singer SANDY MERCER who discusses her album and time on the road
SANDY MERCER Play With Me
Description: Marlena Shaw - Places Interview with Ed Hurst Marlena Shaw - You Bring Out The Best In Me Sandy Mercer - You Are My Love Interview with Ed Hurst Sandy Mercer - Play With Me
Keywords: rock group
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