June Christy

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June Christy was most often know as "The Misty Miss. Christy." She gained popularity as a "girl singer" in the big band era where she performed for many years with Stan Kenton.

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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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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1954 Something Cool June Christy 5
1955 The Misty Miss Christy June Christy 2
1993 Duet June Christy & Stan Kenton 1
1993 Impromptu June Christy 1
1996 Gone for the Day + Fair and Warmer! June Christy 1
1996 The Song Is June June Christy 1
1998 Ballads for Night People & Intimate Miss Christy June Christy 1
2000 A Friendly Session, Vol. 3 June Christy 1
2001 This Is June Christy! / June Christy Recalls Those Kenton Days June Christy 1
2005 June's Got Rhythm June Christy 2
2005 Ballads for Night People June Christy 1
2005 This Time of Year June Christy 1
2006 The Cool School / Do Re Mi June Christy 1
2006 The Intimate Miss Christy June Christy 1
2009 Something Latin / Something Porter June Christy & Jeri Southern 1
June's Got Rhythm June Christy 1
Tampico June Christy 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 June Christy and the Stan Kenton Orchestra June Christy & Stan Kenton and His Orchestra 1
1996 The Best of June Christy - The Jazz Sessions June Christy 1
1998 The Complete Peggy Lee & June Christy Capitol Transcription Sessions Peggy Lee / June Christy 1
1999 Big Band Specials June Christy 1
2000 Somewhere There's Music June Christy 3
2000 The Ballad Collection June Christy 1
2001 Complete Capitol Small Groups Transcriptions June Christy 1
2002 Cool Christy June Christy 1
2012 Eight Classic Albums June Christy 1
Great Ladies of Song: Spotlight On June Christy 1
The Uncollected June Christy, Volume 2: 1957 June Christy 1

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