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‘T’ is for Texas, Trombone & Teagarden

Jack Teagarden was a self-taught musician and one of the great mavericks of early jazz. In the 1920s and 30s he re-invented the jazz trombone—from pumping New Orleans 'tailgate trombone’ to his own sophisticated swing.

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Manhattan After Dark: The Night Club Scene in the '20s

This week Manhattan After Dark offers true stories of New York nightlife in the Jazz Age, as told by newspaperman Stanley Walker, then city editor of the New York Herald Tribune. Walker collected his vivid memories of Prohibition in his 1933 book, The Night Club Era.

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