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Alyn Shipton selects music from listeners' letters and emails, discovering how Woody Herman and Muggsy Spanier first opened up the world of jazz for some requesters. There's hot jazz from Henry Red Allen and contemporary fare from saxophonist Charles Lloyd and his quartet. Plus there's classic jazz from Jelly Roll Morton, and music from a variety of jazz flautists.

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Sat 26 Apr 2014 17:00