Natalie Cole

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Natalie Cole and her beautiful jazz

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Natalie Maria Cole was born in Los Angeles, February 6, 1950 in a family of musicians. Her father, Nat “King” Cole was one of the most popular and successful performers of the ’40s and’ 50s, and mother Maria Hawkins once sang with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.

As a singer Natalie made her debut at the age of 10 in the musical “Sights and Sounds: The Merry World of Nat King Cole”with his father, and in 12 years has been the lead singer in a jazz trio of teenage”Malibu Music Men & raquo ;. But seriously engaged in singing, she began only after admission to the University of Massachusetts. Inspired by Aretha Franklin and rock icon Jennys Joplin, Natalie performed with his band”Black Magic” in small clubs in Chicago, where her talent noticed producers Chuck Johnson and Marvin Yancy and offered cooperation.

Together, they unsuccessfully went around a lot of record companies before they became interested in the label “Capitol Records & raquo ;, which released their albums father of Natalie Cole. Her first singles”This Will Be”and”Inseparable & raquo ;, published in 1975, immediately became a success, and at the same time, she won her first statuette”Grammy”as the”Best New Artist of the Year & raquo ;. The first hit”This Will Be”He took sixth place in the list of the most popular songs in America. Media immediately dubbed Natalie” the new Aretha Franklin & raquo ;, and in 1979 the singer was honored with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

A year later came the album, named her own name “Natalie & raquo ;, which also went gold and wheels 1977.,”Unpredictable”and”Thankful & raquo ;, already reached platinum edition and also include platinum singles”I ‘ ve Got Love On My Mind”and”Our Love”.

In the 80s Natalie Cole continues his surprising ascent, winning various awards, including next “Grammy”for his hit album”Everlasting”.

In 1991, Natalie Cole released her best-selling album in the career “Unforgettable. with Love & raquo ;, dedicated to his father. The release was marked by several awards”Grammy”as the”Album of the Year & raquo ;,”Best Traditional Pop Performance”and”Record of the Year”for the title song”Unforgettable”– interactive duet with Nat”King” Cole.

Natalie Cole has always loved to experiment with styles, improvising with jazz, soul, pop and even rock. During the years of his career, the singer 19 times nominated for the music award “Grammy” 9 times and became its owner, and her albums have been the gold and platinum. It can rightly be called one of the most prominent figures in the world of contemporary jazz and soul.

One of the most gifted singers of the last few decades and nine-time winner of the award “Grammy” Natalie Cole.

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