She made a successful transition from jazz music to bebop and paved the way for many female vocalists. Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea. Specifically: Ashes scattered in the Pacific Ocean at Santa Monica, California
Anita O'Day was an amazing jazz vocalist with incomparable lyric interpretation. In 1941 she joined the Gene Krupa band and recored her first big hit, "Let Me Off Uptown," a novelty duet with Roy Eldridge.