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Faye Carol

Chris Botti

Faye Carol – Jazz, Blues and Gospel Vocals

Faye Carol’s unique style and gift of connecting with her audience is astonishing. This Bay Area living legend remains true to her Mississippi roots infusing the blues into everything from Cole Porter to Michelle Legrand songs. She began singing while still a young girl in Meridian and later relocated to Northern California where she became immersed in gospel music and in the 1960s her professional career began by being an integral part of the innovative funk scene in Oakland, CA.

Miss Carol continues to lead her group and collaborate with other artists: Charles Brown, David Murray, Ray Charles, Billy Higgins, Steve Turre, Albert King, Bobby Hutcherson, Pharaoh Sanders, Eddie ‘Cleanhead’ Vinson, Tootie Heath and Ben Vereen. Now, she can be heard with The Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Howard Wiley & The Angola Project, Sista Kee & IOP, and Mal Sharpe’s Big Money in Jazz Band.