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“…if there was ever a vocalist to follow in the footsteps of Ella Fitzgerald by recording composer songbooks, it’s got to be Ann Hampton Callaway.”
“a pop-jazz powerhouse”
New York Times
“Callaway establishes herself as of the best equipped jazz vocalists swinging today.”
Los Angeles Weekly
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Ann Hampton Callaway is a multi-platinum and award-winning artist as well as a maverick and inspiring spirit in the entertainment world. In an age preoccupied with terms and categories, she has successfully paved her own path, dazzling audiences not only as a singer and pianist but also as a songwriter and actress. Ann’s far-reaching talents have made her equally at home in the worlds of jazz, pop and cabaret as well as in the recording studio and on TV.
Highly regarded for her performance in the hit Broadway musical SWING! and for her witty writing and singing of the theme to the hit TV series THE NANNY, Ann Hampton Callaway is full of surprises. Her charisma, intelligence, and spontaneity have won her a diverse fan-base including such notables as Barbra Streisand, Carol King, Robert DeNiro and Wynton Marsalis.
Ann has just (2009) released her most powerful recording to date, AT LAST, on Telarc Records. Her recent recordings SIGNATURE, SLOW and BLUES IN THE NIGHT have received high critical acclaim. She has issued two popular Holiday recordings, HOLIDAY POPS! with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, and her solo album, THIS CHRISTMAS. Ann’s other recordings include EASY LIVING, TO ELLA WITH LOVE, AFTER OURS, BRING BACK ROMANCE, ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY, and the award-winning live recording SIBLING REVELRY. Callaway has also been a guest performer on more than forty other recordings, including Kenny Barron’s latest CD, THE TRAVELER.