Carmen McRae - the 1940's

from Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It, page 349:

Kenny [Clarke] got called Klook. It really should sound like Kloog, because of something he used to do on drums, a sort of riff he played that sounded like klook-a-mop.

cite as

Nat Hentoff and Nat Shapiro, Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It (London, 1992), p. 349. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435917191353 accessed: 12 August, 2022

Listeners

Carmen McRae
jazz singer, Actor, Composer, Pianist
1920-1994

Listening to

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jazz drum music
written by Miles Davis
performed by Kenny Clarke

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1940's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:53:11 +0100
Approved on Thu, 01 Sep 2016 09:35:41 +0100