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Jazz Musician of the Day: Sidney Bechet

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Sidney Bechet
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JAZZ MUSICIAN OF THE DAY


Sidney Bechet

Along with his fellow New Orleanian, Louis Armstrong, Bechet was one of the first great soloists in jazz. His throaty, powerful clarinet and his throbbing soprano are among the most thrilling sounds in early jazz... more


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