Jean Shy

Jean Shy

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean Shy is an internationally acclaimed soul, Blues, jazz and Gospel singer, songwriter, music producer, and actress. Born in Chicago, Shy's vocal background had its beginning in Gospel music. Mahalia Jackson was her first musical Idol. Elvis Presley inspired her to become a professional entertainer in commercial music. Later she was also greatly influenced by Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis Jr., Harry Belafonte, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick, Carmen McRae, and others. Shy was already receiving awards for her musical talents by the time she reached high school.show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 295g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136607557
  • 9786136607559