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Eddie Jefferson

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Eddie Jefferson

Eddie Jefferson has been played on NTS shows including The Extended Play Sessions w/ Mr Pedro, with Things Are Getting Better first played on 11 October 2014.

Eddie Jefferson (3 August 1918 - 9 May 1979) was a jazz vocalist and the founder of vocalese, where a singer sings words to a famous instrumental solo. His best known composition is "Moody's Mood for Love" though it was recorded first by King Pleasure, who cites Jefferson as an influence. His songs "Parker's Mood" and "Filthy McNasty" were also hits. Jefferson's last recorded performance was at the Joe Segal's Jazz Showcase in Chicago. His band at that performance…

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Freedom Jazz Dance
Eddie Jefferson
Muse Records1974
Freedom Jazz Dance
Eddie JeffersonMuse Records1974
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Things Are Getting Better
Eddie Jefferson
Muse Records1974
Things Are Getting Better
Eddie JeffersonMuse Records1974
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So What
Eddie Jefferson
Prestige1968
So What
Eddie JeffersonPrestige1968
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Bitches Brew
Eddie Jefferson
Muse Records1974
Bitches Brew
Eddie JeffersonMuse Records1974
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