Lionel Hampton: Bongo Interlude – 1950’s

Lionel Hampton performs Bongo Interlude, a number that oozes with the exotica motifs prevalent in American pop culture at that

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Newsreel: Satchmo Swings the Congo – 1960

This newsreel from 1960 accounts of the genius Louis Armstrong’s fateful trip to Africa.            

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A Jazz Etude – Serendipitously Surreal

In this serendipitously surreal short “A Jazz Etude,” tap dance extraordinaire Billy Burt dances up a storm in top hat,

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