Barbara RoseneBarbara Rosene was born and raised in Ohio, but now resides in New York City. Rosene grew up hearing jazz and big band music from her father's record collection. Her grandfather had been a singer in the 1930s, and had performed on the radio in Cleveland.Barbara Rosene picked up early experience singing with the school choir, performing with a big band, and at a jazz club in college. Her first influences were Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington and Peggy Lee.Later she began researching the early female vocalists such as Annette Hanshaw and Mildred Bailey.
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