scat singing


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Noun1.scat singing - singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument
singing, vocalizing - the act of singing vocal music
jazz - a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
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Bubblingly energetic writing for voice and piano, even including in the final Harlem Night Song a chorus of reimagined scat singing.
She is known in the jazz world for her range, sense of humor and mastery of scat singing.
When I was eight I was obsessed with Ella Fitzgerald and wanted to learn her vocal style and scat singing.
As the leading edge of research in vocal pedagogy and health, the organization had a duty to extend its reach to the questions of vocal performance unique to those styles: from diction in jazz scat singing to vocal health of the 'roaring' blues singer (think Koko Taylor) or the rock singer who includes high frequency 'squeals' (think Stephen Tyler) to matters of technique for the gospel singer soloing up and down the scales; and on and on.
He was also skilled at scat singing (vocalizing using sounds and syllables instead of actual lyrics).
This soulful Baritone singer also mixes in poppy scat singing, inventive beatboxing and Zen-inspired lyrics that earnestly trace the mysteries of life and love.
The opening song on Balasanov's 2008 debut begins with splashy jazz drums, standup bass and scat singing, before wrapping itself in an other worldly percussive melody that sounds like tweezers drumming on tiny pipes.
Her sound is contemporary rock but borrows heavily from the improvisational spirit of Jazz, and Pike even indulges in some impressively skillful scat singing.
Winehouse's deep yearning in her voice, as well as her capricious scat singing, transforms this pleasant pop trifle into a heart-wrenching testament on thriving for unattainable beauty and perfection in one's life.
The meat is tasty, but it's the bebop scat singing that gives her the giggly-grins.
The contagious rhythm of the Puerto Rican plena, combined with Jerry Medina's scat singing, on the opening tune--Ciudadano del Mundo (composed by the musical director Ricardo Pons)--sets the pace for the additional tracks of Viento de Agua's second recording--Fruta Madura (Ripe Fruit).
Petra deploys an impeccable technique, allied to stunning diction, and even brings restraint and musicality to her scat singing.