Jon Hendricks

Born 16 September 1921. Died 22 November 2017
Jon Hendricks
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1921-09-16
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Jon Hendricks

Jon Hendricks Biography (Wikipedia)

John Carl Hendricks (September 16, 1921 – November 22, 2017), known professionally as Jon Hendricks, was an American jazz lyricist and singer. He is 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. He is considered one of the best practitioners of scat singing, which involves vocal jazz soloing. Jazz critic and historian Leonard Feather called him the "Poet Laureate of Jazz", while Time dubbed him the "James Joyce of Jive". Al Jarreau called him "pound-for-pound the best jazz singer on the planet—maybe that's ever been".

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Cloudburst
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Cloudburst
Ed Lewis
It's Sand, Man!
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It's Sand, Man!
Dave Lambert
Centerpiece
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Centerpiece
Wynton Marsalis
Soul For Sale (Album Version)
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Soul For Sale (Album Version)

Soul For Sale (Album Version)

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Wynton Marsalis
Jazz At The Lincoln Centre Orchestra
Jon Hendricks
You And I
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You And I
Jon Hendricks
No More
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No More
Jon Hendricks
Jive Samba
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Jive Samba
United Future Organization
I'll Bet You Thought I'd Never Find You (Acapella) (feat. Jon Hendricks)
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I'll Bet You Thought I'd Never Find You (Acapella) (feat. Jon Hendricks)
Jon Hendricks
Reza
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Reza
Jon Hendricks
I Bet You Thought I'd Never Find You
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I Bet You Thought I'd Never Find You
Jon Hendricks
Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars
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Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars
Thelonious Monk
In Walked Bud (feat. Jon Hendricks)
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In Walked Bud (feat. Jon Hendricks)
Van Morrison
Centerpiece (feat. Annie Ross & Georgie Fame)
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Centerpiece (feat. Annie Ross & Georgie Fame)
Jon Hendricks
The Duck
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The Duck
Jon Hendricks
Stockholm Sweetnin'
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Stockholm Sweetnin'
Art Blakey
Moanin'
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Moanin'
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
Cloudburst
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Cloudburst

Cloudburst

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Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
Kirkland/Harris/Hendricks
Charlie Fowlkes
Jumping At The Woodside
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Jumping At The Woodside
Annie Ross
One O' Clock Jump
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One O' Clock Jump

One O' Clock Jump

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Hendricks and Ross Lambert
Jon Hendricks
Freddie Freeloader
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Freddie Freeloader
Jon Hendricks
How High the Moon
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How High the Moon
Jon Hendricks
Watermelon Man (live)
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Watermelon Man (live)
Jon Hendricks
Moanin'
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Moanin'
Jon Hendricks
A Good Git-Together
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A Good Git-Together
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