Coffee & Headlines • April 5, 2021

From today’s broadcast:


Second doses for seniors are available as of tomorrow:

Political campaigning begins with a bang:

Despite restrictions, political parties hold massive events:

Punta de Mita neighbors vouch for clean water availability:


Boca de Tomatlán Pier also needs some TLC:

MUSIC MONDAY: Vocalese & Scat

Vocalese was born in 1968 when Eddie Jefferson took this famous recording of Body and Soul by Coleman Hawkins from 1939…

… and added his own lyrics to it:

Another comparison! Check out Count Basie’s Blee Blop Blues (1952)…

… and compare it to The Manhattan Transfer’s version from their album, ‘Vocalese’ (1985)

WATCH: Ella Fitzgerald and Mel Torme explain jazz through an improvised scat singing demonstration during a televised awards show.

BONUS: The Manhattan Transfer also messed around with Eddie Jefferson’s vocalese for Body and Soul, and in such a beautiful way!

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