Greer, Paula

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Chicago jazz singer Paula Greer had a 40-year career in the nightclubs and jazz bars of the Windy City, but her brief stint with Motown’s short-lived Workshop Jazz label in 1963 seems to have been the only time she set foot in a studio. Motown president Berry Gordy had an ardent wish to run a successful jazz label, making Paula his flagship artist (the only Workshop Jazz act to be given more than one Motown single, as well as a full-length LP, I Did), but both sales and attention proved hard to come by and Paula returned to Chicago when Motown abandoned their jazz experiment, enjoying many successful years as a live performer. She passed away in 2007.

Review Archive: Paula GREER (4 items)

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