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Sounds Like: Jane Monheit, Sammy Davis, Jr., Rosemary Clooney (Official)
Label: Neshobe Records
Manager: Mrs William Hann
Bio: About the Artist: Abbe Buck, a native Chicagoan, began to listen to the big bands of Woody Herman and Gene Krupa in Junior High. She began voice training at age 10 and singing professionally (and playing slide trombone) while in 9th grade. Buck had subsequently worked with several big bands inclu...See Full Bio
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“The classic songs of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart and other songwriters of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s are sometimes referred to as the Great American Songbook. One local champion of this golden era of pop music is singer Abbe Buck. Her all-female trio includes Becky Stewart on piano and Peggy Foster on bass. Buck’s love of classic American songs began when she was 9 years old and discovered her parents’ copy of “Songs For Swingin’ Lovers” by Frank Sinatra. “My parents had the album and I kind of swiped it,” said Buck. “After school in third grade I would come home and play it. I would also play the Ella Fitzgerald sings Gershwin, Rosemary Clooney, Sammy Davis Jr. and Louis Prima with Keely Smith. My mother complained that she had to replace her albums because I wore through the grooves.” Buck’s parents encouraged her desire to sing and got her lessons to develop her young voice.....”