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JALC Radio - The Genius of Eddie Jefferson

 
Title JALC Radio - The Genius of Eddie Jefferson
Season 15, Episode 49
Airdate 28/08/2008
Hosted by Wycliffe Gordon
He called it vocalese -- and singer Eddie Jefferson made the art of putting lyrics onto jagged, rapid-fire jazz solos, seem effortless. His skill masked the difficulty of what he was doing – which is one of several reasons that wide popular acclaim eluded this bebop pioneer.