Broadway singer Carrie Smith (1925-2012) started in gospel

The New York Times details the career of jazz and blues singer Carrie Smith, who passed away Sunday, May 20.  Smith began, as many do, in the gospel genre before becoming a recording artist, achieving acclaim on Broadway, and gaining notoriety abroad.

GMF sends condolences to her family, friends, and fans.

2 Replies to “Broadway singer Carrie Smith (1925-2012) started in gospel”

  1. Carrie Smith was a member of the famous Back Home Choir. This Choir appeared at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1956. In 1961 she still was a Choir member.


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