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Ragging the Scale
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Hiawatha's Lullaby
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Goin' Places
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Four String Joe
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The Wild Dog

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Joe Venuti

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Although renowned as one of the world's great practical jokers (he once called a couple dozen bass players with an alleged gig and asked them to show up with their instruments at a busy street corner just so he could view the resulting chaos), Joe Venuti's real importance to jazz is as improvised music's first great violinist. He was a boyhood friend of Eddie Lang (jazz's first great guitarist) and the duo teamed up in a countless number of settings during the second half of the... Read more

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