vocalese

vocalese [vō΄kəl ēz′ ]
n.
VOCAL + -ESE
a form of jazz singing in which lyrics are composed for and sung to the music taken from already existing instrumental jazz recordings

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  • vocalese — ˌvōkəˈlēz, ˈlēs noun ( s) Etymology: probably alteration (influenced by ese (I)) of vocalise : a jazz vocal style in which the voice emulates an instrumental part …   Useful english dictionary

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