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Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong

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Posted by kluv42 at 1:34 am (PDT) on Mon June 27, 2016   
"Pops", "Satchmo", etc.

Even now, just about every jazz musician has Louis as a top hero/influence.

Allegedly, he invented "scat" singing when his lyrics sheet fell off the music stand during a recording session. Rather than mess up a record take, he just started to riff away with nonsense syllables for his vocal.

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