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Jazz Musician of the Day: Mezz Mezzrow

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All About Jazz is celebrating Mezz Mezzrow's birthday today!

Mezz Mezzrow was born in Chicago in 1899 and was one of that city\'s most popular clarinetists during the golden jazz age of the twenties. Many of Mezzrow\'s records reveal his deep feeling for the blues and his playing is characterized by well-thought lines, frequent agility and an appealingly acid tone, but despite touring regularly with various bands and with Louis Armstrong... Read more.

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