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Swing City

Part Two

Saturday 13 January 2007 18:00-18:30 (Radio 3)

Miles Kington presents a series from Kansas City, the centre of a unique jazz style for nearly thirty years.

Duration:

30 minutes

Playlist:

2/3. He visits the famous 18th and Vine crossroads in the heart of the old African American jazz quarter. On the way to meet Jay McShann, the grand old man of the big bands, he stops off for a spot of barbecue and ends the day by the graveside of one of the greatest of all Kansas City jazzmen, saxophone legend Charlie Parker.




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