Born to a family of
Scottish vaudevillians, Annie Ross has been performing as long as she
can remember. From her childhood appearances in film to her
landmark composition "Twisted", as a founding member of Lambert,
Hendricks and Ross, through her classic jazz recordings as well as
roles in theatre and film over the last decades, Annie has long been a
favorite of jazz listeners everywhere. She has sung alongside
who of jazz, including James Moody, Kenny Clarke, Milt Jackson, Harry
Sweets Edison, the Count Basie band, Louis Armstrong, Gerry Mulligan,
Art Farmer, Chet Baker and many more.
Annie is a recipient of the prestigious NEA Jazz Masters Award for 2010 and was inducted into the ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame in June 2009. Currently Annie appears weekly with her band at the Metropolitan Room in New York City.