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All Night Blues: After Hours at the Landing

Before World War I, when jazz was still defining itself, musicians in New Orleans began to ‘swing’ popular Tin Pan Alley numbers at late-night jam sessions after their regular gigs. This week The Jim Cullum Jazz Band recreates those sessions with clarinetist Evan Christopher.

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Class of '26: The Soundtrack of the Jazz Age

Calvin Coolidge was in the White House, Wheatena was on the breakfast table, and for two cents you could send a first-class letter. The world's first radio network—NBC—was born that year, and Paul Whiteman reigned as radio’s so-called "King of Jazz."

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