Artist Name
Nancy King
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Artist Biography
Nancy King (born June 15, 1940) is a jazz singer from Portland, Oregon. Known for her masterful scatting and elastic range, King has performed in worldwide tours and recordings, as well as collaborations with such artists as Jon Hendricks, Vince Guaraldi, Ralph Towner, Dave Friesen and others.
King started gigging in 1959 with fellow University of Oregon music students. After moving to San Francisco in 1960, her accomplished Scat singing landed her many gigs with various bebop artists.
In 2004 King recorded her live album Live at Jazz Standard with pianist Fred Hersch.
Discography :
Impending Bloom (with Glen Moore) (Justice Records, 1991)
Potato Radio (with Glen Moore) (Justice Records, 1992)
Cliff Dance (with Glen Moore) (Justice Records, 1993)
Straight Into Your Heart (with Steve Christofferson and the Metropole Orchestra) (Mons Records, 1996)
King on the Road (Cardas, 1999)
Moonray (Live, Philology, 1999)
Dream Lands, Vol. 1 (with Steve Christofferson) (Stellar!, 2000)
Dream Lands, Vol. 2 (with Steve Christofferson) (Stellar!, 2002)
Live at the Jazz Standard (with Fred Hersch) (Live, Maxijazz, 2006)
Perennial (Ornry Diva Productions, 2011)
Guest appearances
With Karrin Allyson
Footprints (2006) With Ray Brown
Christmas Songs with the Ray Brown Trio (Telarc, 1999)
Some of My Best Friends Are Singers (Telarc, 1998) With Rick Crittenden
Passages (2000) With Robert Moore
Cool Blue (Romo Music, 1999) With Roy Nathanson
Fire at Keaton's Bar and Grill (Six Degrees, 2000) With Oregon
45th Parallel (Portrait, 1989) With Noah Peterson
Bump (Peterson Entertainment, 2006) With Randy Porter
Modern Reflections (Heavywood, 1999) With Steve Wolfe's Jazz Cruisers
First Date (Inner City, 1976) With Belinda Underwood
Greenspace (Cosmik Muse Records, 2008)


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