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A Look Back at the Life and Career of Carmen McRae

We talk with jazz critic Kevin Whitehead about singer Carmen McRae, who died last night at age 74. McRae has been called one of the three greatest female jazz singers, along with Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan.

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Other segments from the episode on November 11, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 11, 1994: Interview with Otis Williams; Commentary on Smokey Robinson; Interview with Martha Reeves; Review of the film "Interview with a Vampire"; Interview with…

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