The Crooners
Speaker: Ian Whitcomb
Sun, Aug 16, 12:30 - 1:20 pm
Sheffer Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute
With the advent of the electronic microphone came the crooners -- elegant, dignified singers who were able to sing softly and intimately to their audiences specifically because of the magic of that new technology. Ian Whitcomb remenisces about the earliest crooners, from Gene Austin to Little Jack Little and traces the rise of the Rudy Vallee, Russ Lombardo and Bing Crosby.
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Ian Whitcomb, speaker
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Sheffer Recital Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon

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