Jazz Vocalese Innovator Jon Hendricks dies: Video, Sounds

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Jon Hendricks, one of the originators of jazz vocalese, died today in New York City. Hendricks was 96 years old.  He had been hospitalized with broken hips.  The death was confirmed by the vocalist Kurt Elling who considered Hendricks a mentor and major influence.

Hendricks was perhaps best known for his collaboration with Dave Lambert and Annie Ross in the vocal group Lambert Hendricks and Ross.

Listen to this Spotify playlist of songs from Jon Hendricks –

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