Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra
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Stompin' At The Savoy [78rpm Version]
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If Dreams Come True
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Stompin' At The Savoy

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Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra

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Chick Webb represented the triumph of the human spirit in jazz and life. Hunchbacked, small in stature, almost a dwarf with a large face and broad shoulders, Webb fought off congenital tuberculosis of the spine in order to become one of the most competitive drummers and bandleaders of the big band era. Perched high upon a platform, he used custom-made pedals, goose-neck cymbal holders, a 28-inch bass drum and a wide variety of other percussion instruments to create thundering so... Read more

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