June Tyson

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June Tyson (b. February 5, 1936, Albemarle, North Carolina - d. November 24, 1992, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was a jazz singer.

She performed with keyboardist and bandleader Sun Ra regularly, from at least 1968 to her death.[1] Tyson was diagnosed with cancer and grew increasingly ill. When she was unable to sing because of her illness, she played the violin instead.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Szwed, John (1997). Space is the Place. Payback Press. pp. 249–250. ISBN 9780679435891.