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May 15, 2011


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Douglas Payne

Love Jerry Lewis miming "Blues in Hoss' Flat," Marc. I featured this a while ago too. Here's an exceptionally good version of Family Guy doing the same schtick: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTTIXVIEVco

Jason Crane | The Jazz Session

Hi Marc,

Bruce Barth was on The Jazz Session recently talking about his new record and a lot more. Here's the link:


All the best,




There was also a very funny stand-up routine Billy Crystal used to do...with Maynard Ferguson's solo on 'Got the Spirit'. I couldn't find it on Youtube. Maybe someday somebody will post it. Good stuff!



They very likely got the idea from this Sid Caesar classic:


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