Throughout the years, Beegie Adair has toured with some of the world’s biggest performers. She has worked with such legends as Dinah Shore, Chet Atkins, and Lucille Ball. She has also worked as a session musician in Nashville, where she is a member of the Beegie Adair Trio.
She was born in Barren County, Kentucky, and attended Western Kentucky University, where she studied music. She became a famous piano player, performing with many of the country’s greatest artists. After graduating, she moved to Nashville where she began working as a session musician and became one of the leading lights of the local jazz scene. She has made appearances on numerous recordings, including Cole Porter recordings. Her musical career has spanned 60 years.
She has recorded 24 CDs, ranging from Cole Porter standards to Frank Sinatra classics. Her first album as her own name was released in 1991. In 2002, she became a Steinway Artist. In 2012, she received the Heritage Award from the Nashville Jazz Workshop. She has performed with numerous artists, including Steve Allen, Dolly Parton, and Marian McPartland.
She has been a part of the Nashville jazz scene for decades. She has been a member of the Beegie Adair, Betty Adair, and the Adair-Solee Quartets. She has also worked with a variety of other greats. She is an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University, and serves as a mentor to students at the Nashville Jazz Workshop. She also hosts a monthly radio show called Improvised Thoughts, in which she talks about the musicians and composers of the past.
She has also been a major celebrity on social media. She has a large following on Twitter and Instagram. She regularly posts pictures of herself playing the piano, and interacts with her followers. Several videos of her playing have been uploaded, allowing fans to get a better look at the artist. She has been a fan favorite for a long time. In fact, she has sold more than 1.5 million copies of her music.
In May, she was diagnosed with Covid-19, a serious infection. She performed her first live performance after acquiring the infection. She is now recovering. But, the cause of her death has not been identified. The singer was in poor health at the time of her death. Until recently, she had not had a serious illness. However, she has been retaliating against AIDS.
In addition to her career in music, she has been an advocate for the causes of AIDS and HIV. She is the recipient of the first ever Heritage Award from the Nashville Jazz Workshop. She was also appointed a Kentucky Colonel by the Governor of Kentucky. She was recognized as a “Jazz Hero” by the Jazz Journalist Association. She was inducted into the Cave City, KY Hall of Fame. She is married to a man named Billy Adair. They have two daughters. The daughter, Betty Adair, is a musician who played in a house band for the “Johnny Cash Show.” She married Mr. Adair in 1974.