Last Updated: 20 Oct, 2023 | Views: 143
Other Profession(s): Actress, Dancer, Musician, Night Club Chanteuse
Famous For: Baby Mine (Song)
Higher Education: Pratt Institute
Adelaide Hall was born on 7 November 1993 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Adelaide Hall is a renowned jazz singer and entertainer. Adelaide Hall's long career spanned more than 70 years, from 1921 until their death. Adelaide Hall is a renowned figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Adelaide Hall set a Guinness Book of World Records in 2003 as the world's most enduring recording artist and released material over eight consecutive decades.
Adelaide Hall Career:
Adelaide Hall Beginning Career:
• Adelaide Hall began her stage career 1921 on Broadway in the chorus line of Noble Sissle's and musical Shuffle Along.
• Adelaide Hall appeared in several similar musical shows, including Runnin' Wild on Broadway in 1923.
Adelaide Hall Toured Europe with the Chocolate Kiddies:
• In 1925, Adelaide Hall toured Europe with Chocolate Kiddies revue. The show includes songs written by Duke Ellington.
• Adelaide Hall join the cast of the Chocolate Kiddies revue in New York, where the expert rehearsed before setting sail for Europe.
Adelaide Hall Featured in Tan Town Topics:
• In 1926, upon Adelaide Hall's return to New York after touring Europe with the Chocolate Kiddies. Adelaide Hall was featured in Tan Town Topics, a revue containing writing song by Fats Waller and Spencer Williams.
• The cast included Fats Waller, Eddie Rector and Ralph Cooper, Hall, Maude Mills, Leondus Simmons, Arthur Gaines, and a dance troupe called the Tan Town Topics Vamps.
Adelaide Hall Recordings with Duke Ellington
• In New York in October 1927, Adelaide Hall recorded her wordless vocals on "Creole Love Call" and "The Blues I Love To Sing" with Duke Ellington and Orchestra.
• November 3, 1927, Adelaide Hall recorded "Chicago Stomp Down" with Duke Ellington and The Chicago Footwarmers for Okeh Records.
Adelaide Hall Moved To Britain:
• After many years performing in the US and Europe, Adelaide Hall visit to United Kingdom in 1938 to take a casting role in a stage-performance musical version of Edgar Wallace's The Sun Never Sets at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.
• Adelaide Hall was so successful and popular with British audiences that stayed and made her home there.
Adelaide Hall Awards:
• 1992: Gold Badge Award
• 2021: Black Plaque
Adelaide Hall Unknown Facts:
• Broadcast To America: Adelaide Hall represent in Broadcast To America with Waller at London's St George's Hall in a live transatlantic radio broadcast.
• Named by the Evening Standard: Adelaide Hall was named on a list of 14 "Inspirational black British women throughout history.
FAQs of Adelaide Hall
Who was Adelaide Hall, and what was her contribution to music?
Adelaide Hall was a renowned American jazz singer and actress. She was born in 1901 and had a long and influential career spanned several decades.
What is Adelaide Hall's connection to the song "Creole Love Call"?
"Creole Love Call" is a famous jazz composition by Duke Ellington, with lyrics by Adelaide Hall's husband, Sidney Bechet.