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Lucía Bolognini Míguez , whose stage name was Lois Blue , was born on August 23, 1912 and was an outstanding Argentine jazz singer. Normal teacher and piano student, she began singing in 1935 at the Alvear Palace Hotel and in the audition “Astros y estrellas del jazz-”, on Radio Belgrano.
In 1937 he starred with Raúl Sánchez Reynoso and Santa Paula Serenaders recording his first album, “Rocking Chair”, for the label “Odeón”. She was the first singer to perform with the orchestra “Héctor y su jazz-”, starting in 1944, recording 23 tracks. Blonde, blue-eyed and spiked silhouette, cultivated a wide repertoire that ranged between the classics of jazzy and modern melodic music, at a time when jazzy was heard on the central radios and confectioneries of Buenos Aires . She performed in theatre and television. During Cab Calloway's performance in Montevideo, she acted as a solo singer, making duets with the Director.
Her singing models were Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald . Of the recordings made, it was remarkable the record achieved in the 70's with a trio composed of Jorge Anders on tenor sax, Santiago Giacobbe on piano and Néstor Astarita on drums. Lois Blue frequented the bowling of Astarita “Jaz&Pop”, alternating with “Bar Sur”, where his admirer Enrique Villegas , with whom she was sentimentally linked. In 1980, before settling in the United States , he sang on Radio El Mundo with the orchestras by Eduardo Armani and Roger Santander . This authentic jazzy singer, capable of phrasing any melody, died in New York in February 1999. The most important thing for Lois Blue was singing, something he did very well in that Buenos Aires yesterday.
Publication Date: 08/10/2018
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