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If I Had A Million Dollars (2001 - Remastered)
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I Can't Get Started
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Swing That Music
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Satin Doll
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Struttin' With Some Barbecue

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Bobby Hackett

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Bobby Hackett's mellow tone and melodic style offered a contrast to the brasher Dixieland-oriented trumpeters. Emphasizing his middle-register and lyricism, Hackett was a flexible soloist who actually sounded little like his main inspiration, Louis Armstrong. When Hackett first came up he was briefly known as "the new Bix" because of the similarity in his approach to that of Bix Beiderbecke, but very soon he developed his own distinctive sound. Originally a guitarist (which he ... Read more

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