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From Tailgate to Swing: History of the Jazz Trombone

With guests Dan Barrett, trombone; Banu Gibson, vocals and our own Mike Pittsley, Riverwalk Jazz celebrates the greats of trombone jazz, including Kid Ory, Jack Teagarden, Tommy Dorsey and Abe Lincoln.

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Sidney Bechet: Jazz Immortal

Largely self taught, the prodigiously talented reedman Sidney Bechet developed one of the most distinctive solo voices in jazz. Unlike fellow New Orleans jazzman Louis Armstrong, Bechet never achieved stardom in the United States.

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