scat singing

NOUN
  1. singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument
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How To Use scat singing In A Sentence

  • Grant's definition indicates that scat singing, because it is not previously composed, is more directly connected to music than is vocalese.
  • Thus vocalese is distinctly different from scat singing both because it is arranged and composed rather than improvised, and because it relies on language rather than simply sound.
  • Sharny is an accomplished and well-known jazz performer who has been singing on the Australian jazz scene since 1976, and she is renowned for her amazing scat singing.
  • Armstrong's scat singing also influenced the singing technique of bebop innovator Dizzy Gillespie, who first began recording bebop in 1944 with saxophonist Charlie Parker.
  • In particular the album's opening few moments feature some fairly rank scat singing which had me jumping for the skip button.
  • Thus vocalese is distinctly different from scat singing both because it is arranged and composed rather than improvised, and because it relies on language rather than simply sound.
  • I check out the brochure, but there is no course in scat singing. TBTAM Does Italy - Part 5, Road Trip to Siena
  • He exhibited his trademark stream-of-consciousness lyrics and scat singing during solos, proving he is as original and innovative as ever.
  • In ‘Crootey Songo,’ Kaufman uses the techniques of scat singing to create a poem that relies heavily on sound and less on meaning.
  • Mel Collins' squawking sax combines with Boz Burrell's scat singing on ‘Peoria’ to produce the closest they ever got to funk.
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