Slim Gaillard

    Slim Gaillard

    • Slim Gaillard
    Slim Gaillard

    Slim Gaillard

    • Slim Gaillard

    Slim Gaillard

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        One of the most eccentric vocalists ever to hit the jazz scene, Slim Gaillard became a legendary cult figure thanks to his own privately invented jive dialect "vout," a variation on hipster slang composed of imaginary nonsense words ("oreenie" and "oroonie" being two other examples). Gaillard's comic performances, laid-back cool, and supremely silly songs made him a popular entertainer from the late '30s to the early '50s, especially on the West Coast, and several of his composi... Read more

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