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Ginger N Jazz

Ginger N Jazz

Lead: Debbie Hogan. Tenor: Patti Friedemann. Baritone: Sally Beck. Bass: Judy Odom Clancy.

Ginger 'n' Jazz competed four times internationally before winning the championship. Their winning songs were You'd Be Surprised, Who'll Take My Place When I'm Gone, Take Me to the Land of Jazz, Pal of My Cradle Days, 'Deed I Do, Put Your Arms Around Me Honey, and So Long Mother.

Their coach was another champion, Dale Syverson (Tiffanys, 1973; Rumors, 1999). In 1989 Peggy Barnes (Gram) became the replacement for Judy Clancy as bass, and the group entertained until retirement in 1995. Debbie was the founding director of Sooner Sensations Chorus in Oklahoma City until her untimely passing in August, 2015. Peggy would later win a crown as the bass in Rumors and spend many years as the director of the Top of the Rock Chorus in Little Rock, Arkansas. Friedemann has been an assistant director in Region 25's Talk of Tulsa chorus along with her husband, Frank.

1987 - Sweet Adelines Queens of Harmony