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February 24, 2007

 

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Duke Ellington Late 1930s Small Groups

This week on Afterglow we'll listen to some of Duke Ellington's late-1930s small-group recordings, which he did in an effort to reach out to the jukebox trade.

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Front cover of Dizzy Gillespie Savoy LP

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