Hendricks, (John Carl) Jon(1921– ) jazz musician; born in Newark, Ohio. He was a singer and the principal lyricist with (Dave) Lambert, Hendricks, & (Annie) Ross, the vocal trio that popularized "vocalese" in the late 1950s.
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