Hear Here! | Biddle De Bop
| October 26, 2018
How is voice used in jazz? We’ll learn about improvisations, other vocal techniques, and listen to some big band singing. We will also hear from Catherine Gale, an Ithaca, NY based jazz singer and teacher.
Biddle De Bop was produced by Celia Clarke and edited by Gabe Altieri. Additional editing support comes from Monica Sandreczki. Sarah Gager is our executive producer.
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This episode features music from Sant Andreu Jazz Band.
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