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Have you heard the names Art Gillham (The Whispiering Pianist), Harry Connick Jr, Pat Boone, Michael Buble, Bobby Caldwell, and Gene Autrey? Crooner is the name given to certain type of male singers who are characterized by being accompanied by a Big Band and emphasizing on paraphrasing and vocal nuances instead of volume. Finally, Crooner is a derivation from Italian Opera and Bel Canto. The singers mentioned before are some of the representatives of this genre.
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