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When Swing Was the Thing: Diary of a Swing Era Teen

Bob Inman and his high school “swing pals” lived for Saturday subway trips into Manhattan to browse the record shops, hang out at stage doors collecting autographs, and cadging free tickets to live radio broadcasts. It's the Swing Era from the perspective of a teenage fan.

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The 'Harmful Little Armful': The Incomparable Fats Waller

He called himself “the harmful little armful” but there was nothing “little” about Fats Waller.  He had a high voltage personality—to say nothing of his 285-pound body. The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and guests remember Fats Waller with a selection of signature Waller tunes guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a bounce in your step.

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