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Jon Hendricks

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Jon Hendricks

Jon Hendricks has been played on NTS shows including Jazzman, with Jive Samba first played on 13 February 2018.

John Carl Hendricks (September 16, 1921 – November 22, 2017), known professionally as Jon Hendricks, was an American jazz lyricist and singer. He is considered one of the originators of vocalese, which adds lyrics to existing instrumental songs and replaces many instruments with vocalists (such as the big-band arrangements of Duke Ellington and Count Basie). Furthermore, he is considered one of the best practitioners of scat singing, which involves vocal jazz soloing. In 1957, he teamed with Dave Lambert and Annie Ross to form the legendary…

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A Chant For Bu
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Jon Hendricks
BGP Records0
A Chant For Bu
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Jon HendricksBGP Records0
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I'll Bet You Thought I'd Never Find You
Jon Hendricks
Arista1975
I'll Bet You Thought I'd Never Find You
Jon HendricksArista1975
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Jive Samba
Jon Hendricks
Reprise Records1963
Jive Samba
Jon HendricksReprise Records1963
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