June Christy

June Christy
1925 - 1990

June Christy  American Jazz Musician

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First Name June
Last Name Christy
Alternative Name June Christy, Sharon Leslie June Christy, Sharon Leslie
Age 64 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th November, 1925
Birthplace Springfield, Illinois, U.S.
Died 21st June, 1990
Place of Death Sherman Oaks, California, U.S.
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Jazz Musician
Music Genre (Text) Pop, jazz, cool jazz
Music Genre Vocal, Cool
Origin American
Year(s) Active 1938–1965, 1977, 1938–1969, 1972, 1975-1980, 1983-1988, 1938–1988
Music Style Show Tunes, Jazz, Cool, Stage & Screen, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
Music Mood Elegant, Sophisticated, Stylish, Springlike, Poignant, Soothing, Carefree, Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Refined/Mannered, Sentimental, Reflective, Intimate, Cheerful, Sensual, Gentle, Reserved, Wistful, Sweet, Laid-Back/Mellow, Complex
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Capitol
Associated Acts Pete Rugolo, The Stan Kenton Orchestra, Boyd Raeburn, Benny Strong

June Christy (born Shirley Luster; November 20, 1925 – June 21, 1990) was an American singer, known for her work in the cool jazz genre and for her silky smooth vocals. Her success as a singer began with The Stan Kenton Orchestra. She pursued a solo career from 1954 and is best known for her debut album Something Cool. After her death, she was hailed as "one of the finest and most neglected singers of her time".

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FilmYearCharacterType
Don Cornell Sings1952June Christy - SingerShort Film
Let's Make Rhythm1947Stan Kenton Band SingerShort Film
Talk About a Lady1946Singer in Kenton's Band (uncredited)Movie

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