BIlly Eckstine - the 1940's
If you ever listen to Diz [Dizzy Gillespie] humming something, he hums the drum and bass part and everything because it all fits in with what he's doing. Like OOP-BOP-SH'BAM. That's a drum thing. And "Salt Peanuts" was another. It was a drum lick; that's the reason Kenny Clarke's name is on it.
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/1435917798035 accessed: 7 August, 2022
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|hummed jazz precussion||performed by Dizzy Gillespie|
Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:03:18 +0100
Approved on Thu, 01 Sep 2016 09:36:44 +0100