Ruth Price

Ruth Price

born on 27/4/1938 in Phoenixville, PA, United States

Ruth Price

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Ruth Price

Ruth Price (born April 27, 1938) is an American jazz singer and the owner of the Jazz Bakery in Los Angeles, California. Price was originally a dancer, and attended ballet school in 1952.[1] In 1954, she sang with Charlie Ventura, and later worked singing and dancing in Philadelphia and New York City.[1] She moved to Hollywood in 1957, and later toured with Harry James from 1964-1965.[1] Price's diverse repertoire includes many obscure, lesser-known gems from the Great American Songbook.[2] She has worked as an adjunct assistant professor at the UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology.[2]


  • My Name is Ruth Price: I Sing (1955)
  • Ruth Price Sings with the Johnny Smith Quartet (1956)
  • The Party's Over (1957)
  • Ruth Price With Shelly Manne at the Manne-Hole (1961)
  • Live and Beautiful (1963)
  • Lucky to Be Me (1983)


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Allmusic Biography [Ruth Price at All Music Guide]
  2. 2.0 2.1 UCLA Faculty Page

External links

  • [Ruth Price at All Music Guide Ruth Price on Allmusic]
  • Interview with Ruth Price at
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