Swingers and Crooners: The Art of Jazz Singing

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Franklin Watts, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 144 pages
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Describes the lives of notable jazz singers, traces their influence on one another, and investigates the impact of different innovators on the development of jazz music.

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About the Author:
Leslie Gourse is a freelance writer whose books on jazz includeSassy: The Life of Sarah Vaughan, Unforgettable: The Life and Mystique of Nat King Cole, and Louis's Children, an acclaimed history of jazz singing. In 1991, she received an ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for a series of articles on women
instrumentalists.

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