Betty Carter and Ray Charles - Baby It's Cold Outside

"There's really only one jazz singer – only one: Betty Carter."

​-The vocalist Carmen McRae, Extract from Bauer, William R. Open the Door: The Life and Music of Betty Carter (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2002)

Betty Carter at Night Music Show- Tight with Branford Marsalis (1989)

Betty Carter: How High The Moon- Carnegie Hall Salutes The Jazz Masters (1994)

Other Amazing Performances of Betty Carter Live on Television

Betty Carter - Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye 

Betty Carterwith Branford Marsalis- Tight

Inspiring Interpretations of Jazz Standards and Memorable Concerts


Betty Carter Live Full Concert at The Montreal Jazz Festival (1982)

Betty Carter - Favorite Things (East Berlin 1985)

Betty Carter: An Authentic Jazz Singer- The Only One

Betty Carter at The Hamburg Jazz Festival (1993)

Betty Carter and Trio - Amazon

Betty Carter on "The Today Show"- Dropping Things

Betty Carter - All or Nothing at All

Betty Carter in Italy - What's New (1977)

Betty Carter (born Lillie Mae Jones, May 16, 1929 – September 26, 1998) was a great jazz singer known for her improvisational technique, scatting and other complex musical abilities that demonstrated her vocal talent and imaginative interpretation of lyrics and melodies