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DJ Sessions: Swing And Vintage Jazz

Artie Shaw plays the clarinet on Sept. 10, 1941. The clarinetist and bandleader's recording of "Begin the Beguine" epitomized the Big Band era. (AP)
Artie Shaw plays the clarinet on Sept. 10, 1941. The clarinetist and bandleader's recording of "Begin the Beguine" epitomized the Big Band era. (AP)

Here & Now host Jeremy Hobson is broadcasting from Washington, D.C., and sits down with Rob Bamberger, the longtime host of “Hot Jazz Saturday Night” on WAMU in Washington. Bamberger brings us sounds from Jelly Roll Morton to Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.


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Songs In This Segment

Jelly Roll Morton and His Red Hot Peppers, “Black Bottom Stomp”

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Jimmy Johnson and His Orchestra, featuring Perry Bradford, “Chicago Blues”

Artie Shaw and His Orchestra, “Prosschai”

Kid Howard’s Olympia Band, “Don’t Give Up the Ship”

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