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Cafe Songbook Performer Index
(last names beginning with "C")

Index includes performers who currently appear on Cafe Songbook pages.

 

For performers with last names beginning with "C," scroll the table below.
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Performer
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Performance(s) on Cafe Songbook
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Ann Hampton Callaway
(born May 30, 1958, Chicago)

album cover: Ann Hampton Callaway: "Blues in the Night"

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Cab Calloway
(born December 25, 1907, Rochester, New York (US) - died November 18, 1994)


album cover: Cab Calloway "Are You Hep to the Jive"

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Judy Campbell
(born May 13, 1916, Grantham, LincolnshireUK – died June 6, 2004)


Photo of Judy Campbell, 1942

Judy Campbell, 1942
Judy Carmichael
(Born: November 27, 1957, Southern California, US --
jazz pianist and vocalist)


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Barbara Carroll
(born Barbara Carole Coppersmith, January 25, 1925,
Worcester, Massachusetts, US -- jazz pianist and singer)


Barbara Carroll "Live at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola"
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Diahann Carroll
(born July 17, 1935, Bronx, New York)


album: The Magic of Diahann Carroll
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Benny Carter
(born August 8, 1907 Harlem, New York City - died July 12, 2003, Los Angeles)


album cover: "Benny Carter Jazz Giant"
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album cover: Benny Carter The Complete Oscar Peterson Verve Sessions

Betty Carter
(born May 16, 1930, Flint, Michigan (US) - died September 26, 1998)


album cover: Betty Carter "It's Not about the Melody"
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Regina Carter
(born October 13, 1926, August 6, 1966, Detroit, Michigan, US, Jazz and classical violinist)


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  • Oh, Lady, Be Good! (two performances: with Kenny Barron, 1998); and with the Ray Brown Trio (2001).
Eva Cassidy
(born February 2, 1963 in Oxon Hill, Maryland {US} - died November 2, 1996 {aged 33}
Bowie, Maryland, {US})


album cover: Eva Cassidy: "Songbird"
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Kate Ceberano
(Born November 17, 1966, Melbourne, Australia -- pop, jazz and soul singer and performer in musicals on stage and screen)


Album cover: Kate Ceberano and Mark Isham: "Bittersweet"
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Topsy Chapman
(grew up in the New Orleans area)


album cover: "Fine and Mellow" by Topsy Chapman and Magnolia Jazz Band
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Bill Charlap
(October 15, 1966,
New York City )


album cover: The Bill Charlap Trio Live at the Village Vanguard
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Ray Charles
(born September 23, 1930, Albany, Georgia, {US} - died June 10, 2004 (age 73), Beverly Hills, California)


album cover: Ray Charles: "Genius Loves Company"
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Kristin Chenoweth
(Kristi Dawn Chenoweth July 24, 1968, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, {US})


album cover: Kristin Chenoweth: "Let Yourself Go"
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Maurice Chevalier
(born September 12, 1888, Menilmontant, France - died January 1, 1972, Paris)


album cover: "Maurice Chavalier Greatest Hits"
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June Christy
(born November 20, 1925, Springfield, Ilinois {US}) - died June 21, 1990 (aged 64), Sherman Oaks, California)


album cover: June Christy: "Something Cool"
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Eric Clapton
(born March 30, 1945 in Ripley, Surrey, England)


album cover: "Riding with the King" Eric Clapton and B.B. King
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Petula Clark
(born Petula Sally Olwen Clark
15 November 15, 1932,
Epsom, Surrey, England --
singer actress composer)

Petula Clark album cover
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Victoria Clark
(born October 10, 1959, Dallas Texas)


album  cover: Victoria Clark "Fifteen Seconds of Grace"
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Bernard Clifton
(born Bernard Stanley Clifton, November 25, 1902, Edmonton, Greater London, UK - died
July 1970, London, UK -- siinger, actor)

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Larry Clinton
(born August 17, 1909, Brooklyn, New York - May 2, 1985, Tuscon, Arizona {US})


album cover: The Very Best of Larry Clinton and His Orchestra
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Rosemary Clooney
(born May 23, 1928 in Maysville, Kentucky {US} - died June 29, 2002 {age 74}, Beverly Hills, California, {US})


album cover: Rosemary Clooney: Best of the Concord Years
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Anat Cohen
(born 1975, Tel Aviv, Israel)


album cover: Anat Cohen "Charoscuro"
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Freddy Cole
(born Lionel Frederick Cole October 15, 1931, Chicago, Illinois {US})

album cover: Freddy Cole "Talk to Me"
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Natalie Cole
(born February 6, 1950, Los Angeles, California)

album cover: "Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole
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Nat King Cole
(born March 17, 1919, Montgomery, Alabama, U.S. - died February 15, 1965 (aged 45), Santa Monica, California, U.S.)


album cover: "After Midnight" by Nat King Cole and His Trio


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Paula Cole
(Born April 5, 1968, Rockport, Massachusetts, U.S.)

album cover: "Greatest Hits: Postcards From East Oceanside" by Paula Cole
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Cy Coleman
(born Seymour Kaufman
June 14, 1929 -
New York City -
died November 18, 2004, New York City composer, singer, pianist)


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Arthur Collins
(born Arthur Francis Collins, February 7, 1864, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US - died August 31, 1933, Tice, Florida, US)



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John Coltrane
(born September 23, 1926 Hamlet, North Carolina, US - died July 17, 1967 (age 40) Huntington, New York, US)

album cover: "My Favorite Things" by John Coltrane
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Eric Comstock

album cover: "Young Man of Manhattan" by Eric Comstock
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Eddie Condon
(born Albert Edward Condon, November 16, 1905, Goodland, Indiana US - died August 4, 1973, New York City jazz guitarist and leader)


album cover: Eddie Condon: Dixieland All-Stars (The Original Decca Recordings)
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Harry Connick Jr.
(born September 11, 1967,
New Orleans
singer/pianist )


album cover: Harry Connick, Jr., "25"
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Chris Connor
(born November 8, 1927, Kansas City, Missouri US - died August 29, 2009 (age 81) Toms River, New Jersey US)

album cover: "Classic" by Chris Connor
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Barbara Cook
(October 25, 1927, Atlanta, Georgia US)

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Nikka Costa
(born June 4, 1972, Tokyo, Japan)

album cover: "can'tneverdidnothin'" by Nikka Costa

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Elvis Costello
(born August 25, 1954, Paddington, London, England)

album cover: "The Best of Elvis Costello The First Ten Years"
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Randy Crawford
(born Veronica Crawford February 18, 1952, Macon, GA)

album cover: "Best of Randy Crawford"
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Bing Crosby
born Harry Lillis Crosby May 3, 1903, Tacoma, Washington, US
Died October 14, 1977 (age 74), La Moraleja, Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain


album cover: "The Definitive Collection" (Bing Crosby)

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album cover: Bing Sings Whilst Bregman Swings

Frank Crumit
(born September 26, 1889, Jackson, Ohio US - died September 7, 1943 (age 53) New York City -- singer, musician, comedian)



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Jamie Cullum
(born August 20, 1979, Rochford, Essex, England)

album cover: "Pointless Nostalgic" by Jamie Cullum
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Jim Cullum
Jazz Band

album cover: 3 Kings of Jazz" by Jim Cullum Jazz Band
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  • Judy Campbell, photographed by her husband Lt. Cdr. David Birkin at Dartmouth, England, 1942, photo courtesy of Wikipedia/Andrew Birkin

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Performers on "C" Page
(Click name to go directly to entry)

Anne Hampton Callaway
Liz Callaway
Cab Calloway
Judy Campbell
Judy Carmichael
Barbara Carroll
Diahann Carroll
Benny Carter
Betty Carter
Eva Cassidy
Kate Ceberano
Topsy Chapman
Bill Charlap
Ray Charles
Maurice Chevalier
Kristin Chenoweth
June Christy
Eric Clapton
Petula Clark
Victoria Clark
Larry Clinton
Rosemary Clooney
Anat Cohen
Freddy Cole
Natalie Cole
Nat King Cole
Paula Cole
Cy Coleman
Arthur Collins
John Coltrane
Eric Comstock
Eddie Condon
Harry Connick Jr.
Chris Connor
Barbara Cook
Nikka Costa
Elvis Costello
Randy Crawford
Bing Crosby
Frank Crumit
Jamie Cullum
Jim Cullum Jazz Band
 

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