Vocal Literature: The Music of Jimmy Van Heusen – Part 2

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Study and perform over 22 famous compositions by Jimmy Van Heusen, whose songs were recorded by Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby. His tunes include “Deep In A Dream,” “It’s Always You,” “But Beautiful,” and “Come Dance With Me.” In this class, you’ll focus on melody, phrasing, lyric content, stylistic considerations, arrangements, performance techniques, and song forms that apply to Van Heusen’s music. Part 2 of 2. At the end of the 12-week session, you will perform with an instrumental trio.

Suggested Prerequisite: Introduction to Jazz Singing