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

Only performers who currently appear on Cafe Songbook pages are included.

 

For performers with last names beginning with "R," scroll the table below.
For others, click the appropriate letter(s):
A || B || C || D || E || F || G || H || I-J || K || L || Ma - Mc || Me-My
N-O || P-Q || Sa-Sim || Sinatra || Sk-Sy || T || U-V || W || X-Y-Z
Performer
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Performance(s) on Cafe Songbook
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Monica Ramey
(jazz vocalist best known for her work with the Beegie Adiar Trio)

album cover: Monica Ramey "Make Someone Happy"
Amazon || iTunes
Sue Raney
(born June 18, 1940 -- Los Angeles based jazz singer)

album cover: Sue Raney "Listen Here"
Amazon || iTunes
Kenny Rankin
(born New York City February 10, 1940 - died June 7, 2009 -- Los Angeles based jazz and pop singer and songwriter)


Amazon || iTunes
Jack Raymond
Gene Raymond
(born Raymond Guion August 13, 1908, New York City - died May 3, 1998 (age 89) Los Angeles, California, US -- Hollywood actor, singer)

Gene Raymond in "Flying Down to Rio"
Amazon || iTunes
Leon Redbone
(born Dickran Gobalian, August 26, 1949 -- singer musician -- blues, jazz and old-timey musician, singer, arranger)

album cover: Leon Redbone "Up a Lazy River"
Amazon || iTunes
Dizzy Reece
(born Alphonso Son Reece Jamaica, January 5, 1931 -- jazz trumpeter)


album cover: Dizzy Reece "Soundin' Off"Amazon || iTunes

Dianne Reeves
(born October 23, 1956, Detroit, Michigan -- jazz singer)

album cover: "The Best of Dianne Reeves"
Amazon || iTunes
Django Reinhardt
(Born January 23, 1910, Liberchies, Pont-à-Celles, Belgium - died May 16, 1953 (aged 43) Fontainebleau, France -- Jazz guitarist)


'The Best of Django Reinhardt"Amazon || iTunes

Debbie Reynolds
(born Mary Frances Reynolds, April 1, 1932, El Paso, Texas, US -- actress, singer, dancer)


album cover: Debbie Reynolds, "Debbie/Am I That Easy to Forget?"
Amazon || iTunes

The Ritz Brothers
(brothers comedy-dance team in vaudeville and movies -- active 1920's through 1960s)

album cover: "On the Avenue" featuring, among others, The Ritz Brothers Amazon || iTunes
Ginger Rogers
(Born Virginia Katherine McMath, July 16, 1911, Independence, Missouri, US - died April 25, 1995, age 83, Rancho Mirage, California -- actress, singer and dancer)

album cover: "Fred Astarie and Ginger Rogers: Golden Voices"
Amazon || iTunes
Sonny Rollins
(born Theodore Walter Rollins, September 7, 1930, New York City -- Saxophonist, composer, bandleader)

album cover: "A Night At The Village Vanguard (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition) by Sonny Rollins Amazon || iTunes
Linda Ronstadt
(born Linda Marie Ronstadt July 15, 1946 -- rock, folk-rock, standards singer)

album cover: 'What's New" by Linda Ronstadt Amazon || iTunes icon
Mickey Rooney
(born Joseph Yule, Jr., September 23, 1920,
Brooklyn, New York -- actor, singer, dancer)

4 CD box cover: "Mickey & Judy"
Amazon || iTunes
Ted Rosenthal
(born Great Neck, Long Island, New York 1959 -- jazz pianist)

album cover: Ted Rosenthal "Out Of This World"
Amazon || iTunesicon
Renee Rosnes
(born Irene Louise Rosnes, March 1962, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada -- jazz pianist)

album cover: Renee Rosnes Trio "Without Words"
Amazon || iTunes
Annie Ross
(born 25 July 1930, London --jazz singer, actress)


Annie Ross album cover
Amazon || iTunes

Emmy Rossum
(born Emmanuelle Grey Rossum, September 12, 1986, New York City -- singer, songwriter, actress)


Emmy Rossum "Sentimental Journey" CD cover
Amazon || iTunes

Jimmy Rushing
(born James Andrew Rushing, August 26, 1901, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, US - died June 8, 1972, age 70, New York City -- jazz and blues singer)


Amazon || iTunes
Connie Russell
(born May 9, 1923, New York City - died December 18, 1990 (age 67) -- singer and actress)


Connie Russell "Alone with You"
Amazon

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

Monica Ramey
Ramona
Sue Raney
Kenny Rankin
Jack Raymond
Gene Raymond
Leon Redbone
Dizzy Reece
Dianne Reeves
Django Reinhardt
Debbie Reynolds
The Ritz Brothers
Ginger Rogers
Sonny Rollins
Linda Ronstadt
Mickey Rooney
Ted Rosenthal
Renee Rosnes
Emmy Rossum
Jimmy Rushing
Connie Russell
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