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Noted jazz singer revisits home turf at Newton South

By Denise Taylor
Globe Staff / September 8, 2005

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For those who know jazz, Rebecca Parris is simply a part of the vocabulary. From Spain to LA, this breathy, bold vocalist has performed with the likes of Dizzy and Basie. But few know anything about Ruthie MacCloskey, the 6-foot-tall, eczema-covered outcast whom Parris was while attending N e wton South High School. (Full article: 1456 words)

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