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The Voice of Jersey: Frank Sinatra Teaching Resource (Target Age: Middle/High School)

Frank Sinatra is among the twentieth century’s most iconic and popular performers. While his incomparable style drew on several influences, including Bing Crosby’s crooning, trombonist Tommy Dorsey’s breath control, and blues singer Billie Holiday’s rhythmic swing, he is principally credited with the concept of singing colloquially, or treating lyrics as personal statements and handling melodies […]

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