Carol Sloane

"Born in Providence, RI (March 5, 1937), Carol Sloane started singing professionally when she was 14, and at 18, she toured Germany in a musical comedy. She was with the Les and Larry Elgart orchestra from 1958 to 1960, and, after appearing at a jazz festival in 1960, she was heard by Jon Hendricks, who later sent for her to sub for Annie Ross with Lambert, Hendricks and Ross. Sloane made a big impression at the 1961 Newport Jazz Festival and soon cut two records for Columbia. Unfortunately, her career never got going, and, except for a live set from 1964 released on Honey Dew, Sloane would not record again until 1977, instead working as a secretary in North Carolina and singing just now and then locally.

However, in the mid-'70s, she became more active again, caught on in Japan (where she began to record frequently), and her career finally got on more solid footing. Sloane's releases...

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Carol Sloane Albums

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Albums featuring Carol Sloane

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