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Lecturer, John Tuohy
Wednesday, April 15th
11 am - 12 noon

The Crooners: From Bing to Dean, Mel and Beyond

Crooner is an American epithet given primarily to male singers of jazz standards, mostly from the Great American Songbook, backed by either a full orchestra, a big band, or a piano. Originally it was an ironic term denoting a sentimental singing style made possible by the use of microphones. Join guitarist, John Tuohy as he explores the most world-renowned crooners from the first half of the 20th century.

This is the 1st lecture in a three-part series.
Wednesday, May 13th - Irving Berlin: The Man who was American Music
Wednesday, June 17th - The Great American Songbook: It's Origins in Tin Pan Alley.

Admission is $15 per lecture or bundle all 3 for $40. Please use the drop-down menu when registering.

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