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August 20, 2010


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Jery Rowan


Pete Jolly (piano)

Buddy Rich (drums)

Gary Peacock (bass)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet)

‘Tricky Sam’ Nanton (trombone)

Eddie ‘Lockjaw’ Davis (tenor sax)

Prince Lasha (alto sax)

Woody Herman (clarinet)

‘Misty’ June Christy (vocals)

Steve Schwartz

I'm glad someone remembered Birdland's Pee Wee Marquette, whom Prez called "half a mutha fucka"


tina brooks. pronounced as "teena" and stands for tiny...

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