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Happy Birthday to jazz icon Cab Calloway, who would be turning 103 this Saturday, December 25th! To celebrate, Michelle explores Cab’s legend and the Jazz Age – alive and well in New York City (and on a new hit HBO show). We promise, even if you’ve never heard of Cab, you won’t want to miss this episode.

Featured in this podcast:

Alyn Shipton, jazz critic and BBC producer, author of Hi-De-Ho: The Life of Cab Calloway

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Vince Giordano of Boardwalk Empire, live at Sofia’s Restaurant in New York City

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The Ben Daniels Band

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