Carol Duboc

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Carol Duboc (born in Kansas City Missouri) is a composer, jazz vocalist and actress.

As a composer, Duboc co-wrote and arranged the vocals for "Precious" which was the title cut on Chante Moore's debut album which was certified Gold in 1994 [1] and reached No. 20 on the Billboard R&B chart in 1993.[2] Duboc co-wrote the song "That Boy" for Jade's "Jade to the Max" album which was certified Platinum in 1994.[1] Duboc co-wrote "This Word is All" with Teddy Riley for the Patti La Belle album entitled "Gems" which reached No. 7 on the Billboard R&B chart[3] and was certified Gold in 1994.[1] Duboc also co-wrote the R & B single "Never Do You Wrong" for Stephanie Mills released in 1993 which reached No. 34 on the Billboard R&B chart,[4] as well as the single "Fly Away" for Tom Jones from "The Lead and How To Swing It" which reached No. 11 on the Billboard UK charts and top ten in Finland and Australia in 1994.[1][5]

As a vocalist and performer, Carol Duboc has six solo albums released from 2001 to 2013, including her 2009 release "Burt Bacharach Songbook" featuring flautist Hubert Laws.[6] Duboc played the role of Pumpkin in the movie "Be Cool" starring John Travolta and Uma Thurman released in 2005, and she was a featured vocalist on "Best of My Love" and “Lady Marmalade” on the soundtrack for the movie. Duboc has also been a guest artist on several compilation albums including "Ladies Jazz" Vol. 4 and 5 featuring Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan released by Warner Music in Poland and the Ukraine in 2008 and 2009 respectively.[7][8]

In 2013, Duboc released her sixth solo project entitled, Smile. She Co-Wrote and Co-produced Smile with Grammy nominated jazz keyboardist and composer Jeff Lorber. "Elephant" was the first single and it peaked at #28 on Billboard's Smooth Jazz song chart.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Gold and Platinum Program". RIAA. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Billboard Magazine July 31, 1993
  3. ^ Billboard Magazine July 2, 1994
  4. ^ Billboard Magazine April 3, 1993
  5. ^ Billboard Magazine December 11 and December 25, 1994.
  6. ^ http://jazztimes.com/articles/25347-burt-bacharach-songbook-carol-duboc-featuring-hubert-laws
  7. ^ http://u2n2.com/article.asp?id=64472
  8. ^ http://www.shareseeking.com/Ladies-Jazz-Vol-5-2009-_243281.html
  9. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/5645386/carol-duboc/chart?sort=date

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