The Song, Not The Singer

For many, the voice is central to the history of jazz, but not for jazz critic Miles Kington.

What was it, he asks, about otherwise stunning virtuoso jazz instrumentalists, such as Dizzy Gillespie, that convinced them they could sing? Big mistake!.

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For many, the voice is central to the history of jazz, but not for jazz critic Miles Kington.

What was it, he asks, about otherwise stunning virtuoso jazz instrumentalists, such as Dizzy Gillespie, that convinced them they could sing? Big mistake!.