Barbara Morrison

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Barbara Morrison
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Background information
BornSeptember 10, 1949 (1949-09-10)
Ypsilanti, Michigan, U.S.
DiedMarch 16, 2022(2022-03-16) (aged 72)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
GenresJazz, blues

Barbara Morrison (September 10, 1949 – March 16, 2022)[1] was an American jazz singer.

During her career, she worked with Gerald Wilson, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Charles, Ron Carter, Etta James, Esther Phillips, David T. Walker, Dr. John, Kenny Burrell, Terence Blanchard, Joe Sample, Cedar Walton, Nancy Wilson, Joe Williams, Tony Bennett, Keb' Mo, Count Basie Orchestra, Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra and Doc Severinsen.

In early March 2022, Morrison was hospitalized for cardiovascular disease in Los Angeles, California. She died on March 16, 2022, at the age of 72.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Eagle, Bob; LeBlanc, Eric S. (2013). Blues: A Regional Experience. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger. p. 84. ISBN 978-0313344237.
  2. Meija, Brittany (March 16, 2022). "Barbara Morrison, jazz and blues legend who left a lasting imprint on L.A., dies". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 17, 2022.