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Jazz Pianists of the Swing Era

Riverwalk Jazz pays tribute to some of the great jazz pianists of the Swing Era, like Earl "Fatha" Hines, Art Tatum and Teddy Wilson. Dick Hyman joins The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and pianist John Sheridan for some wicked piano duets and hot swing music.

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The Sax in New Orleans Jazz: Jelly Roll Morton to The Bob Cats

By the 1930s, the saxophone sound was so popular in jazz, the clarinet was almost totally edged out of the front line. Tenor sax took over as the dominant reed solo voice with the rise of great swinging innovators such as Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young.

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