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Jazz Historian WILL FREIDWALD

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Jazz Historian WILL FREIDWALD

Jazz Historian WILL FREIDWALD

Jazz Historian WILL FREIDWALD

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Jazz Historian WILL FREIDWALD. Hes the author of books like –Jazz Singing: Americas Greatest Voices from Bessie Smith to Bebop to Beyond—, –Sinatra! The Song is You: A Singers Art— and a contributor to Tony Bennetts autobiography –The Good Life.— Most recently, he wrote the liner notes for Mosaic Records release of –The Complete Columbia Mildred Bailey Sessions,— a comprehensive 10 disc set of the legendary singers recordings. He talks today about Baileys influence in American music.

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