RIP: Betty MacDonald

August 10th, 2010, 10:00 am by Greg

Betty McDonaldJazz violinist-vocalist Betty MacDonald passed away on Monday morning at her Woodstock home.

During her long career, MacDonald recorded several albums, including 1996’s “Soulful” (co-produced with Warren Bernhardt featuring Vinnie Martucci, Dave Holland, Rich Syracuse, Rob Leon, Jimmy Cobb, Peter O’Brien, Ken Lovelett and Harvey Sorgen) and 2005’s “Dream Come True” (co-produced with Joe Beck featuring Warren Bernhardt, Mike Mainieri, Jay Anderson, Dennis Mackrel, Peter O’Brien and Artie Dixson), as well as her 2008 live trio album, “Billie Holiday Tribute,” featuring Peter Tomlinson and Jim Curtin.

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