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Swing Easy! is the eighth studio album by Frank Sinatra. [1]

44 relations: All of Me (jazz standard), Allan Roberts, AllMusic, Arrangement, Benny Krueger, Billy May, Capitol Records, Chester Conn, Cole Porter, Conducting, Frank Sinatra, Fred E. Ahlert, Gerald Marks, Get Happy (song), Harlan Thompson, Harold Arlen, Harry Archer (composer), Harry Barris, Harry Warren, Hollywood, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter, In the Wee Small Hours, Jeepers Creepers (song), Joe Young (lyricist), John La Touche (lyricist), Johnny Mercer, Jule Styne, Just One of Those Things (song), Ned Miller, Ned Miller (composer), Nelson Riddle, Roy Alfred, Seymour Simons, Singing, Songs for Young Lovers, Taking a Chance on Love, Ted Fetter, Ted Koehler, Traditional pop music, Tyree Glenn, Vernon Duke, Vocal jazz, Voyle Gilmore, Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (song).

All of Me (jazz standard)

"All of Me" is a popular song and jazz standard written by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons in 1931.

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Allan Roberts

Allan Roberts (28 October 1943 – 21 March 1990) was a British politician who was the Labour Member of Parliament for Bootle from 1979 until his death.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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In music, an arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work.

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Benny Krueger

Benny Krueger (June 17, 1899 – April 29, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist.

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Billy May

Edward William May Jr. (November 10, 1916 – January 22, 2004) was an American composer, arranger and trumpeter.

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Capitol Records

Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.

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Chester Conn

Chester Conn (né Master Chester Cohn; 14 April 1894 San Francisco, California – 4 April 1973 Flushing, Queens) was an American composer of popular music and music publisher.

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Cole Porter

Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter.

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Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral concert.

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Frank Sinatra

Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.

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Fred E. Ahlert

Frederick Emil Ahlert (19 September 1892 – 20 October 1953) was an American composer and songwriter.

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Gerald Marks

Gerald Marks (October 13, 1900 – January 27, 1997) was an American composer from Saginaw, Michigan.

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Get Happy (song)

"Get Happy" is a song composed by Harold Arlen, with lyrics written by Ted Koehler.

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Harlan Thompson

Harlan Thompson (24 September 1890 – 29 October 1966) was an American theatre director, screenwriter, lyricist, film director, and film and television producer.

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Harold Arlen

Harold Arlen (born Hyman Arluck; February 15, 1905 – April 23, 1986) was an American composer of popular music who composed over 500 songs, a number of which have become known worldwide.

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Harry Archer (composer)

Harry Archer (February 21, 1888 – April 23, 1960) was an American composer and orchestra leader.

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Harry Barris

Harry Barris (November 24, 1905 – December 13, 1962) was an American popular singer and songwriter, and is one of the earliest singers to use "scat singing" in recordings.

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Harry Warren

Harry Warren (born Salvatore Antonio Guaragna, December 24, 1893 – September 22, 1981) was an American composer and lyricist.

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Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter

"I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter" is a 1935 popular song with music by Fred E. Ahlert and lyrics by Joe Young.

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In the Wee Small Hours

In the Wee Small Hours is the ninth studio album by American vocalist Frank Sinatra.

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Jeepers Creepers (song)

"Jeepers Creepers" is a popular 1938 song and jazz standard.

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Joe Young (lyricist)

Joe Young (July 4, 1889 – April 21, 1939) was a lyricist.

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John La Touche (lyricist)

John Treville Latouche (La Touche) (November 13, 1914, Baltimore, Maryland – August 7, 1956, Calais, Vermont) was a lyricist and bookwriter in American musical theater.

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Johnny Mercer

John Herndon Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer.

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Jule Styne

Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British-American song writer and composer known for a series of Broadway musicals, which include several famous and frequently revived shows.

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Just One of Those Things (song)

"Just One of Those Things" is a popular song written by Cole Porter for the 1935 musical Jubilee.

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Ned Miller

Henry Ned Miller (April 12, 1925 – March 18, 2016) was an American country music singer-songwriter.

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Ned Miller (composer)

Nathan "Ned" Miller (August 2, 1899 – January 26, 1990) was a British-born American songwriter, composer, music publisher, and actor who wrote the hit songs, "Why Should I Cry Over You", (a waltz ballad) in 1922, "Sunday" (a jazz standard) in 1926, and "Little Joe" (a jazz standard) in 1931.

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Nelson Riddle

Nelson Smock Riddle Jr. (June 1, 1921 – October 6, 1985) was an American arranger, composer, bandleader and orchestrator whose career stretched from the late 1940s to the mid-1980s.

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Roy Alfred

Roy Alfred (May 14, 1916 – 2008) was an American Tin Pan Alley lyricist whose successful songs included "The Hucklebuck", "Rock and Roll Waltz", "Who Can Explain?", and "Let's Lock the Door (And Throw Away the Key)".

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Seymour Simons

Seymour Simons, (January 14, 1896 – February 12, 1949) was an American pianist, composer, orchestra leader, and radio producer.

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Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.

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Songs for Young Lovers

Songs for Young Lovers is the seventh studio album by Frank Sinatra and his first on Capitol Records.

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Taking a Chance on Love

"Taking a Chance on Love" is a popular song by Vernon Duke with lyrics by John La Touche and Ted Fetter, published in 1940 (see 1940 in music), which has become a standard recorded by many artists.

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Ted Fetter

Theodore "Ted" Fetter (June 10, 1910 – March 13, 1996) was a Broadway lyricist who contributed material to such revues as The Show Is On (1936) and Billy Rose's Aquacade (1939), but is best remembered for co-writing the song "Taking a Chance on Love," introduced in the 1940 musical comedy Cabin in the Sky.

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Ted Koehler

Ted L. Koehler (July 14, 1894 – January 17, 1973) was an American lyricist.

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Traditional pop music

Traditional pop (also classic pop or pop standards) is music that was recorded or performed after the Big Band era and before the advent of rock music.

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Tyree Glenn

Tyree Glenn, born William Tyree Glenn (November 23, 1912, Corsicana, Texas – May 18, 1974, Englewood, New Jersey), was an American trombone player.

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Vernon Duke

Vernon Duke (16 January 1969) was an American composer/songwriter, who also wrote under his original name, Vladimir Dukelsky.

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Vocal jazz

Vocal jazz or jazz singing is an instrumental approach to the voice, where the singer can match the instruments in their stylistic approach to the lyrics, improvised or otherwise, or through scat singing; that is, the use of non-morphemic syllables to imitate the sound of instruments.

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Voyle Gilmore

Voyle Gilmore (June 14, 1912 – December 19, 1979) was an American record producer and arranger.

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Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (song)

"Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams" (also known as "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (and Dream Your Troubles Away") is a popular song written by Harry Barris with lyrics by Ted Koehler and Billy Moll, published in 1931. The original 1931 popular hit recording was made by Bing Crosby with the Gus Arnheim Orchestra on March 2, 1931 for Victor Records, but the song has become a standard, recorded by many other artists since. Bing Crosby recorded the song four times over his career as well as performing its film debut in the Mack Sennett short, One More Chance (1931). An outtake from one of the sessions recorded on June 9, 1939 was preserved by blooper compiler Kermit Schafer in which Bing has his most famous “blowup” when he continues singing ad-lib and occasionally risqué words perfectly in tune. That outtake was presented in the PBS American Masters episode Bing Crosby Rediscovered. Imogene Coca performed this song in an episode of Your Show of Shows while dressed as a hobo; the audience reaction was so favorable that she encored her version in the very last episode of the variety series, making this the only song she performed in two different episodes of Your Show of Shows.

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