[JPL] Big Band Singer

Jackson, Bobby Bobby.Jackson at ideastream.org
Wed Apr 30 12:15:15 EDT 2008

Patti Austin......

Bobby Jackson

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Subject: RE: [JPL] Big Band Singer

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John Pizzarelli was just here in Cleveland with his Sinatra charts and

John Simna
jsimna at wclv.com

We are putting the finishing touches on the Savannah Jazz Festival (Held
late Sept) & I wanted to ask the panel for suggestions about who might,
your festival experience, be a great singer to front a big band.  The
would have to have big band charts.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions. 


Larry Dane-Kellogg
WHCJ  90-.3 FM / Savannah Jazz Festival
Savannah, GA


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