But several other (related) attempts were initiated by singers to assimilate the new music of modern jazz. Two approaches are relevant for my purpose: Slim Gaillard's (2.) dadaist 'vouteroonie' vocals, and the style called 'vocalese.' In a famous passage in On the Road, Kerouac describes a typical Gaillard performance:
'Slim Gaillard is a tall, thin Negro with big sad eyes who's always saying, 'Right-oroonie' and 'How 'bout a little bourbon-oroonie.'... He does and says anything that comes into his head... he slowly gets up and... [continues]
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