[Dixielandjazz] Cleo Laine

James Kashishian kash at ran.es
Mon Feb 3 13:02:55 PST 2003

Jerry wrote:
>When she started singing she had a nice voice but in my opinion it has
>buggered up by her husband's musical direction which seems to have put
>emphasis on vocal gymnastics rather than trying to sing. 

Granted, Jerry, there was a good bit of that, but she really showed her
stuff on the Hoagy medley I spoke of in an earlier post.  The lady can
sing, and she did just that on the medley that lasted about 8 minutes.
Hubby stayed in the background, interfering a tiny bit with his
arrangements on a few bits, but overall it was a masterpiece of a


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