Saturday, September 15, 2012

Trivia Answer

"The Velvet Fog" -- in reference to his smooth voice -- is the nickname for the inimitable Mel Torme, who would have been 87 on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Mel died June 5, 1999, at the age of 73. He is considered one of the greatest "scat" singers of all time and is also well known for his composition of The Christmas Song ("Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire").

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