Carol Kidd

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Carol Kidd
Birth name Carol Delaney[1]
Born (1945-10-19) 19 October 1945 (age 69)
Origin Shettleston, Glasgow, Scotland[1]
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1961 – Present[1]
Labels ALOI Records, Linn Records


Carol Kidd, MBE, is born on 19 October 1945 in Glasgow, Scotland and is a Scottish jazz singer.

She came to prominence in the mid-1970s, as the vocalist in the band led by vibrophonist / saxophonist Jimmy Feighan.[2] In 1990, she released her award-winning album, The Night We Called It a Day.[3] She has subsequently performed and recorded extensively on her own. She has won several awards at the British Jazz Awards.[1] In 1998, she was awarded an MBE.[4]

Discography[edit]

  • Just for You (1981, Radio Clyde Music Library)
  • Carol Kidd (1984, ALOI)
  • All My Tomorrows (1985, ALOI)
  • Nice Work (1987, Linn)
  • The Night We Called It a Day (1990, Linn)
  • I'm Glad We Met (1991, Linn)
  • Crazy for Gershwin (1994, Linn)
  • The Best of Carol Kidd, Volume One (1995, Linn)
  • Gold (1996, Linn)
  • Carol Kidd (1998, Linn)
  • That's Me (1999, Linn)
  • A Place In My Heart (2001, Linn), with the Robert Farnon Orchestra
  • Debut (2004, Linn)
  • Gourmet Jazz (2006, Linn)
  • Dreamsville (2008, Linn)
  • Tell Me Once Again (2013, Linn)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kerr, Alison (2010-06-14). "Meeting Carol Kidd, the "best kept secret in British Jazz"". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 2011-07-02. 
  2. ^ "Jimmy Feighan". The Herald. 11 April 1994. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Ditzel, Eleanor. "Carol Kidd: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-11-14. 
  4. ^ Kerr, Alison (1998-11-16). "Face of the day". The Herald. Retrieved 2010-11-14. 

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