How Jelly Roll Morton Invented Jazz

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Blind Tom Wiggins

The story of Blind Tom Wiggins is a complex one.  He was born feeble and blind in 1849, but became a plantation favorite at...

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

Way back in the day, when Kansas City avenues were “lined with jazz clubs, street bands and folks harmonizing on every corner,” a talented...
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The Nicholas Brothers Documentary

Hi All, Here's a delicious treat that I just found as I browsed YouTube in the wee hours of the morning (it's 1:40am here!). Enjoy this...

Joseph Dickinson…Playing a Tune

In his day, Joseph Dickinson was considered a man of genius, and one who "produced results that express themselves in terms of dollars for...

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