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The Art of Mabel Mercer

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Album Review

Good two-record anthology that features outstanding cabaret vocalist Mabel Mercer. Her approach was brillant, but not for everyone; it was stiff by jazz phrasing standards, and put far more emphasis on technique than feeling. Yet, few have been better at doing highly stylized material.

Biography

Born: February 3, 1900 in Staffordshire, England

Genre: Vocal

Years Active: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s

Respected and honored by her peers, cabaret singer Mabel Mercer was one of the strongest song interpreters in traditional pop, a large influence on singers including Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole, as well as a ready rediscoverer of once-forgotten nuggets like "Fly Me to the Moon." Born in Staffordshire, England, Mercer was the child of American jazz singer Warren Mercer, Sr. (who died before Mabel's birth), and British music hall actress Gertrude Doak. Though she was classically trained in voice,...
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  • $15.99
  • Genres: Vocal, Music, Vocal Pop
  • Released: May 21, 1952

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