2020-07-22 16:37:00 UTC
Ray must be on vacation.
Annie Ross died yesterday of emphysema and heart disease, four days
before her 90th birthday. She was a pretty amazing jazz singer.
She was also a hardcore dope fiend, and frankly I assumed she had died
many years ago! Boy, you never know.
Here she is singing lead on one of my favorite Duke Ellington songs, "In
A Mellow Tone":