Everyone knows "Scatman John". More than 8 million copies of his cd's were sold, he had two no. 1
singles in almost every country in the world, won 14 gold and 18 platinum records. Larkin did not build a career as a singer, but as a pianist. He stammered, but in the '80s he turned his stammer
to his own advantage and began to sing. He found his own language. "Scat gave me the possibility of stammering quite freely", he said. On this cd we meet the incredible scat singer and
accomplished jazz pianist John Larkin, who puts humour and musicality into a number of well-known songs. The music was recorded with Larkin's own trio and quartet, and it's now released for the
John Larkin died of lung cancer in 1999 at the age of 57.
John Larkin - Piano & Vocals, Nils Johnson - Bass, Jim Miller - Drums, Joe Farell - Saxophone,
Clark Woodard - Drums & Bob Harrison - Bass.