Jazz Singer Jane Harvey Dead at 88
Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.17.2013
She's performed with several legends...
Billboard reports that jazz singer Jane Harvey, who has performed with names like Desi Arnaz, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, has died at the age of 88. She died on Thursday in her Los Angeles home after a fight with cancer.
She started her career as at the Cafe Society in New York. She recorded songs like "You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me," "Close as Pages in a Book" and "Only Another Boy and Girl" with the Goodman orchestra. She also recorded "A Rainy Night in Rio" with Arnaz and "A Hundred Dreams From Now" with Ellington.
She is survived by her husband William King, her son Bob Thiele Jr, daughter-in-law Amy Kanter Thiele and grandson, Owen Thiele.