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Clean Getaway
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The Road to My Horizon
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Look Me in the Eye
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Hey Lois Lane

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A bandleader in his own right and the creator of two albums under his own name in the '50s, jazz drummer George Jenkins was also known for his loyal service to jazz stars such as Lionel Hampton, Erroll Garner, Louis Armstrong, and Benny Carter. It was the energetically rhythm-fueled Hampton who gave Jenkins his first breaks in the early '40s, bringing the drummer back into his groups in the latter-half of that decade, as well. In between, Jenkins held forth with Lucky Millinder,... Read more

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