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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scat.

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Examples

  • It must have been traumatic – the demon claims to have taken the tutti out of frutti, after all – but the song remains uptempo and Hawkins 'scatting is resolutely delirious.

    Readers recommend fantasy songs: the results

  • Contrary to what most singers today seem to believe, scatting is as much about choosing the right harmonic intervals as it is about rhythm; so forget about it unless your pitch is as true as Fitzgerald's or Betty Carter's was.

    The Singing Epidemic

  • Contrary to what most singers today seem to believe, scatting is as much about choosing the right harmonic intervals as it is about rhythm; so forget about it unless your pitch is as true as Fitzgerald's or Betty Carter's was.

    The Singing Epidemic

  • Contrary to what most singers today seem to believe, scatting is as much about choosing the right harmonic intervals as it is about rhythm; so forget about it unless your pitch is as true as Fitzgerald's or Betty Carter's was.

    The Singing Epidemic

  • Other than some occasional scatting, which is also appealingly deft, he doesn't sing again, nor do any of the accomplished sidepersons making small big-band sounds along with him venture any trilling.

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  • I was just kind of scatting, mumbling, whatever and, you know, and going, well, I'll figure out what has to write there, but I've decided I liked the scatting better than any more words.

    A Veteran Songwriter's 'Old Man' Music

  • Country music has a tradition of "scatting" and "talking blues," so you'd think there would be some reconciliation between that and what Troy is doing, but I sure can't find it.

    on the cusp, alarmingly

  • Country music has a tradition of "scatting" and "talking blues," so you'd think there would be some reconciliation between that and what Troy is doing, but I sure can't find it.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • But yea, James Wells totally rocked on the bass, and Seth Ferguson on drums and Whitwell on Trombone and "scatting".

    maybmemorys Diary Entry

  • After some hesitation she wrote on Skip's note the "scatting" words, _ "Nothing doing" _ and sent it back by the dismal stage doorkeeper.

    We Can't Have Everything

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