Originally published on Fri September 20, 2013 10:06 am
In a conversation aired on WBGO, Jessye Norman credits the study of jazz with her understanding of song interpretation.
Credit Carol Friedman / Courtesy of the artist
Jessye Norman's commanding soprano voice makes her the quintessential operatic diva for many listeners. But she frequently draws inspirations from jazz: She ranks singers like Billie Holiday, Mabel Mercer and Sarah Vaughan high on her list of influences.
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