George Washington

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This is not the only case of an established performer monkeying around with the name of George Washington; jazzman Horace Silver shows up on some editions of an Al Cohn session identified as the "I cannot…
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This is not the only case of an established performer monkeying around with the name of George Washington; jazzman Horace Silver shows up on some editions of an Al Cohn session identified as the "I cannot tell a lie" president. As for musical mastermind Van Dyke Parks, he seemed to like to credit himself as George Washington or George Washington Brown on some of his own projects as well as when playing backup keyboards for performers such as Donovan of folk-rock fame.