Stuttering singer who converted his impairment into a secured asset, creating the international strikes “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” and “Scatman’s World.” A stutterer from his youngsters, he started playing piano therefore he would not need to chat or sing and learned scat performing. On the tips of his supervisor, he mixed scat performing with dance music, creating his Scatman John persona, who straight tackled the stuttering issue in his functions. He was created in Un Monte, California. He and his wife, Judy, worked well together to defeat their drug abuse complications. His jazz music was influenced by the noises of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong.