cootie


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a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings

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One famous night Hamilton jammed with legends Sarah Vaughan, Frank Foster and Cootie Williams until 6am in Digbeth.
Kings Blues Cafe; Sal DeForte's Ristorante, fine-dining Italian restaurant; Cootie Browns, a southern specialty restaurant; and Toad's Place, a live entertainment, rock club.
Before then, the area was swamp, where Seminole Indians would hunt and gather cootie root used to produce starchy dough.
The play, Cootie Shots: Theatrical Inoculations Against Bigotry was presented by Fringe Benefits, an LA-based theater company, at two elementary schools.
Even his summaries on the careers of Dizzy Gillespie, Mahalia Jackson, Louis Jordan, Dinah Washington and Cootie Williams are informative, warm and respectful, without a hint of scandal or dirt.
The silken glissandi of Johnny Hodges on alto saxophone, the pungent, growling, muted trumpet of Cootie Williams, and the fluent, soaring clarinet of Barney Bigard solo over the matchless Ellington harmonies as the Duke accompanies on piano.
I can't remember now what the instruments were, but it immediately struck me that this was an approach with an affinity for the jazz approach, and had similarities with the way that Duke Ellington wrote pieces with the skills and sound of soloists such as Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams etc in mind.
His remarkable influence continued after his death in the activities of his children, grandchildren, and various students--some of whom were quite famous, including Ellington trumpeter Cootie Williams; Ben Webster, who was a pianist before coming under Young's tutelage; and songwriter Clarence Williams.
Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 523, Clinton, and the Military Order of the Cootie, the American Legion, the Franco-American Club, and the Leominster Eagles.
Hines's premier soloist, Budd Johnson, was lesser known in his day than soloists such as Cootie Williams, Lester Young, or Goodman, and remains probably more obscure today.
Harlem pictured an earlier New York scene, Concerto For Cootie illustrated how a piece can be specifically tailored for its intended trumpeter and Duke's arrangement of Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue used Paul Whiteman as a go-between.
Berliner discusses Monk's well-known 1944 recording of the piece with trumpeter Cootie Williams to show that jazz composition is often a communal enterprise:
A US Army veteran of the Korean War, Raymond was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 523, Clinton, and the Military Order of the Cootie, the American Legion, the Franco-American Club, and the Leominster Eagles.
where controversy has erupted around Cootie Shots: Theatrical Inoculations Against Bigotry for Kids, Parents and Teachers.