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Freddy Cole (photo of Freddy Cole)

Freddy Cole

Freddy Cole (vocalist/pianist), suave, elegant, formidable, articulate, and polished, is among the most respected of jazz singers. Born Lionel Frederick Cole in Chicago Illinois, he was the youngest of four brothers, all musicians and who included the late Nat “King” Cole. Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Lionel Hampton all visited his childhood home. He started to play the piano as a child, and after a hand injury in his teens halted a possible career with the NFL, Mr. Cole began performing in Chicago clubs.

Video and Audio

Listening Booth: Freddy Cole, "LOVE MAKES THE CHANGES" from Love Makes The Changes (Fantasy Records) (audio only)

Listening Booth- Listen to excerpts from upcoming Jazz artists