I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino

po_Stewart-SlamLeroy Eliot “Slam” Stewart (September 21, 1914 – December 10, 1987) was an African American jazz bass player.

His trademark style was his ability to bow the bass (arco) and simultaneously hum or sing an octave higher. He was originally a violin player before switching to bass at the age of 20.