NOW, A JAZZ MOMENT..
Loch Lomond (Benny Goodman)
CD: The Benny Goodman Orchestra
2006 Crownstar Records
NEA JAZZ MASTER ANNIE ROSS WAS BORN ANNABELLE SHORT, TO SCOTTISH VAUDEVILLIAN PARENTS. SHE CAME TO THE UNITED STATES AT AGE 4 --ALREADY WITH A PASSION TO PERFORM.
Annie Ross: I told the father of a little friend of mine that I heard he had a radio show and I should be on it and blah, blah? The father of my friend turned out to be Paul Whiteman who was a HUGE orchestra leader.
WEARING A KILT AND SINGING A JAZZ VERSION OF LOCH LOMOND, ANNIE ROSS WON THAT CONTEST AND HER SINGING CAREER WAS LAUNCHED.
Farmer's Market (Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross)
CD: The Hottest New Group In Jazz
Originally released 1960, 1996 Sony Music Entertainment
THIS JAZZ MOMENT WITH VOCALIST ANNIE ROSS WAS CREATED BY THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS.
Annie Ross on what launched her career