The Jesters

Biography

The Jesters were representative of the classic New York style of doo-wop characterized as ‘greasy’, in which the vocal harmony was in a rock ‘n’ roll style, extremely expressive, loaded with exotic flourishes, and usually supporting a falsetto lead. The original members of the Jesters were Lenny McKay (lead), Adam Jackson (10 March 1938, New York City, New York, USA, d. 27 February 1994; lead), Anthony ‘Jimmy’ Smith (second tenor), Leo Vincent (baritone) and Noel... Read more

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doo wop
50s
punk
surf
rock and roll
doo-wop
oi
streetpunk
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