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Singing Jazz

Sheet Music Books
Voicing/Format Text
Composer Crowther/Pinfold
Publisher Hal Leonard Publishing Corp

Price: $17.95

Catalog #00330391

UPC code: 073999429787

Unavailable for Digital Delivery

Singing Jazz looks at the ups and downs of this tough profession through the e yes of legendary jazz singers, well-established performers, and some newcomers . Drawing on accounts from vocalists of yesterday and today in all major jazz styles, the book explores the musical influences of jazz singing; the learning process, whether on the road or in training; the challenges of building a rep ertoire, getting gigs, traveling, and performing under sometimes difficult cir cumstances; and the ongoing struggle for artistic recognition and financial se curity in the competitive world of popular music. To reveal the roots and evol ution of this unique art form, authors Crother and Pinfold revisit the lives, words, and stylistic innovations of great singers in jazz history, including C armen McRae, Dinah W

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