Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 August 2013

336 Pages | 31 halftones


ISBN: 9780199798575

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Late Life Jazz

The Life and Career of Rosemary Clooney

Ken Crossland and Malcolm Macfarlane

  • The first published work to examine the jazz career of Rosemary Clooney
  • Examines in detail the way in which Clooney changed and adapted her singing style, moving from a singer of trite ditties to a peerless interpreter of the Great American Songbook
  • Draws on contemporary sources, including newspaper and trade articles and reviews, supplemented by interviews with family members, managers and promoters, and the jazz musicians who worked with her