Scat singer and master of vocalese, Jefferson wrote lyrics to and sang be-bop and post-bop.
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The Eddie Jefferson Recordings
Jefferson was one of the creators of vocalese, and sang be-bop. Includes discography from 1950 through 1979.
Gallery 41 Presents Eddie Jefferson
Sound bites and brief biography.
Vocalese: Eddie Jefferson
The first vocalese performer to get anywhere at all. His lyrics for "Moody's Mood For Love" became a hit for King Pleasure in 1952, and got the whole vocalese thing moving.
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