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Lambert, Hendricks and Ross

Hailed as "the James Joyces of Jive", the celebrated vocal trio of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross set lyrics to jazz standards and improvised solos alike. Geoffrey Smith salutes their sparkling wit and virtuosity, and explores the history of "vocalese".

1 hour

Last on

Sun 8 Apr 2018 00:00

Music Played

  • The Spirits of Rhythm

    It's a Long Way to Tipperary

    • Sing Along with Basie.
    • Classics.
    • 16.
  • Gene Krupa Band

    What's This

    • THE GENE KRUPA STORY.
    • PROPER.
    • 6.
  • King Pleasure

    I'm in the Mood for Love

    • King Pleasure Sings/Annie Ross Sings.
    • PRESTIGE.
    • 9.
  • Annie Ross

    Twisted

    • King Pleasure Sings/Annie Ross Sings.
    • PRESTIGE.
    • 13.
  • Jon Hendricks

    Cloudburst

    • Sing a Song of Basie.
    • Verve.
    • 12.
  • Lambert, Hendricks, Ross

    One O' Clock Jump

    • Sing a Song of Basie.
    • Verve.
    • 4.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

    It's Sand, Man!

    • Sing a Song of Basie.
    • Verve.
    • 2.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

    Little Pony

    • Sing a Song of Basie.
    • Verve.
    • 5.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

    Fiesta in Blue

    • Sing a Song of Basie.
    • Verve.
    • 7.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

    Down for Double

    • Sing a Song of Basie.
    • Verve.
    • 6.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

    Goin' to Chicago Blues

    • Sing Along with Basie.
    • Roulette.
    • 12.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross & Count Basie

    Let Me See

    • Sing Along with Basie.
    • Roulette.
    • 4.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

    Four

    • The Swingers.
    • Manhattan.
    • 6.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

    Centerpiece

    • Everybody's Boppin'.
    • Columbia.
    • 6.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

    Mr P.C.

    • LAMBERT, HENDRICKS & ROSS! THE HOTTEST NEW GROUP IN JAZZ.
    • COLUMBIA/LEGACY.
    • 11.
  • Duke Ellington & Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

    Cottontail

    • LAMBERT, HENDRICKS & ROSS! THE HOTTEST NEW GROUP IN JAZZ.
    • COLUMBIA/LEGACY.
    • 11.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

    Avenue C

    • Sing a Song of Basie.
    • Verve.
    • 10.

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