Lucy Reed

Lucy Reed was a renowned jazz singer who toured with big bands including Woody Herman, performed in clubs in New York including the Village Vanguard and in Chicago and recorded three albums. Known for her silken voice, phrasing and emotional sensitivity, Lucy was a mainstay of the 1950s Jazz scene and beyond. She is also known for helping to bring the little known yet now famous jazz pianist Bill Evans onto the scene by bringing him in to record for his first recording session on her debut album “The Singing Reed” on the Fantasy label.