|The scope of
this group is intended to cover the popular music and
songs that arose out of the American musical theatre, films and Tin Pan
Thus including the works of the likes of Cole Porter, Irving
Berlin, the Gershwin brothers, Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer; as
interpreted by the likes of Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Ella
Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole etc. We will not ignore the younger singers
who have more recently interpreted thes 'standards', such as Michael
Buble, Diana Krall, Matt Morro etc.
This will naturally lead to the
consideration of the works of bands, arrangers and ochestrators who did
so much to enhance the work of the original composers and lyricists.
This will be done through the study of recordings, films and
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