scat singing


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singing jazz

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Rabbit did a dazzlingly quick bravura sequence, like scat singing.
The words Adiemus uses are invented language akin to scat singing in jazz and Jenkins believes he could never have come to compose that work without his journey through jazz.
Mraz's Eminem-style rapping, dodgy scat singing and lyrics are not up to much but his infectious melodies and flawless arrangements will help him find chart success.
With a vocal range spanning three octaves, Ella was noted for her purity of tone, near faultless phrasing and improvisational scat singing.
O'Day's breezy and swinging style, which included few sustained notes yet was never quite scat singing, influenced singers such as June Christy and Chris Connor; few singers ever sang so fast and with such precision.
After the fashion of scat singing, the blues, after the manner of
Taking to the mic at one point, Chandler cut the music and called for a beat from the former Mercury Prize winner, before initiating a scat singing call and getting a response from a sax player.
The demands placed on them by director- choreographer Brian Hansen and music director Dean Marshall include balletic moves, high kicks, scat singing and, in one number, playing with exercise balls.
Erica became Erykah, and Badu grew out of a phrase she kept repeating while scat singing.
Ella fits that description easily, since her trademark scat singing owes so much to Armstrong's.
quotes a 1955 study in which Willis Lawrence James provides insightful speculation on the folk origins of scat singing in the vocals of Armstrong and Cab Calloway, who somehow found the trick of using old folk cry
Cats Swinging, Scat Singing, and Cat Slinging as Riffs, Rifts, and Writs in a Catalytic Catechism for the Cataclysm
Then, seizing her own self-hood, she renamed herself entirely, changing her name from Erica Wright to Erykah Badu, "kah" for the "inner self" and "ba-du," after the scat singing of the great jazz vocalists.
There's scat singing, instrumental solos and humor, along with a heavy dose of tight, scintillating harmonies, in the style of "Manhattan Transfer" and the "Hi-Los.
There he sang backup for Edith Piaf and was a co-founder of Les Double Six, an a cappella jazz ensemble that worked with such notables as Dizzy Gillespie, exploring sounds from scat singing to using the human voice for instrumental jazz music.