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John Carl Hendricks September 16, — November 22,known professionally as Jon Hendrickswas an American jazz lyricist and singer. He is one of the originators of vocalesewhich 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 singingwhich involves vocal jazz soloing.
Al No More - Jon Hendricks - Jon Hendricks Live called him "pound-for-pound the best jazz singer on the planet—maybe that's ever been". Born in in Newark, OhioHendricks and his No More - Jon Hendricks - Jon Hendricks Live siblings moved many times, following their father's assignments as an AME pastor, before settling permanently in Toledo.
There, Hendricks began his singing career at the age of seven. He has said: "By the time I was 10, I was a local celebrity in Toledo. He had that song ' Me and My Shadow '. And No More - Jon Hendricks - Jon Hendricks Live had this little Negro boy who was his shadow, that did everything he did. That was his act.
As a teenager, Jon's first interest was in the drums, but before long he was singing on the radio regularly with another Toledo native, pianist Art Tatum. Jon met his first wife Colleen Moore in Toledo, Ohio.
They were married and had 4 children. Bill as a pre-law major. Just when he was about to enter the graduate law program, the G. Charlie Parker had, at a stop in Toledo two years prior, encouraged him to come to New York and look him up. Hendricks moved there and began his singing career. With Jon as lyricist, the trio perfected the art of vocalese and took it around the world, earning them the designation of the "Number One Vocal Group in the World" for five years in a row from Melody Maker magazine.
Their multi-tracked album Sing a Song of Basie was one of the earliest examples of overdubbing. Hendricks typically wrote lyrics not just to melodies but to entire instrumental solos, a notable example being his take on Ben Webster 's tenor saxophone solo on Ellington's original recording of " Cotton Tail ", as featured on the album Lambert, Hendricks and Ross! From throughthe trio recorded nine albums before Annie Ross departed due to health problems. She was replaced by Yolande Bavanand the group was billed as Lambert, Hendricks and Bavan for the three live albums they recorded, — Most of the albums recorded under both names are available on CD; there are also several compilations.
In Hendricks recorded "Fire in the City" with the Warlocks, who shortly after changed their name to the Grateful Dead.
Love gospel song "That's Enough", Ambi2 - Various - Mind Out the blues evergreen, " C. Rider ". Pursuing a solo career, and after divorcing his first wife, Colleen ConnieHendricks moved his children to London, England, inpartly so that his four children could receive a better education. His sold-out club dates drew fans such as the Rolling Stones and the Beatles. The piece he wrote for the stage about the history of jazz, Evolution Diggin’ On You (L.A.’s Live Remix) - TLC - We Love TLC the Bluesran for five years at the Off-Broadway Theatre in San Francisco and two years in Los Angeles.
Hendricks recorded several critically acclaimed albums on his own, some with his wife Judith and daughters Michele and Aria contributing. He collaborated with old friends The Manhattan Transfer for their seminal album, Vocalesewhich won seven Grammy Awards. No More - Jon Hendricks - Jon Hendricks Live Hendricks returned to his home town to teach at the University of Toledowhere he was appointed Distinguished Professor of Jazz Studies and received an honorary Doctorate of the Performing Arts.
Феншуй - Znaki - Добро Пожаловать В Мой Мир was selected to be the first American jazz artist to lecture at the Sorbonne in Paris.
He worked on setting words to and arranging Rachmaninoff's second piano concerto as well as on two books, teaching and touring with his Vocalstra. He wrote lyrics to Gershwin's Piano Prelude No. At the time of the recording he was 93 and Horn was InHendricks' Paradise - John Anderson - Paradise lyricization of the album Miles Aheadincluding Miles Davis ' solos and Gil Evans ' orchestrations, was completed.
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