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Johnny Hartman

Johnny Hartman
Born: Jul 3, 1923 in Chicago, IL
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Died: Sep 15, 1983 in New York, NY
Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: Though he was never the most distinctive vocalist, Johnny Hartman rose above others to become the most commanding, smooth balladeer of the 1950s and '60s, a black crooner closely following Billy Eckstine and building on the form with his notable jazz collaborations, including the 1963 masterpiece John ...Read full biography
I Just Dropped By To Say Hello [Reissue]
Released: 1963
Label: Impulse! Records
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The second Impulse! session for ballad singer Johnny Hartman followed his classic collaboration with John Coltrane. Hartman is heard in peak form throughout these 11 pieces, which include "In the Wee Small ...Read full review
Once in Every Life
Released: 1980
Label: Bee Hive
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Johnny Hartman's next-to-last album (he made a record for Audiophile 12 days later) finds the 57-year-old singer still in prime form. His rich baritone voice is joined by a sextet also including Frank ...Read full review
More Johnny Hartman albums: Main Albums (17), Compilations (23)
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