Clásicos de Les Luthiers"
Teatro Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NY, USA, 2 de noviembre, 1980.
MM: We will now turn to a classic piece by the famous jazz composer and
pianist, King Badminton.
Badminton was an intuitive genius. He had never had a single music lesson
in his whole life when at the age of eighteen he was taken on as an arranger
by the hand of Artie Kettsonsale. Naturally, the next day he was fired.
Then, Badminton took his first harmony lesson, and only six months later,
the second one.
To jazz lovers, King Badminton, along with Count Baseball and Lionel Handball,
constitutes a true trilogy, as can be demonstrated simply by counting
Curiously, for an American jazz composer, Badminton's career started with
two successful French songs: "Quelque chose, naturellement",
which means "Something, of course", and "Sur votre jeune
sein, laissez rouler ma tête", which also means... something,
Performed by Les Luthiers, we will now hear Badminton's "Doctor Bob
Gordon shops for hot dogs from Boston".
Fox-trot... or not.