ARTIE SHAW (MAY 23, 1910 – DEC. 30, 2004)

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Artie Shaw, was a jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader. He was also
the author of both fiction and non-fiction writings. Widely regarded as “one
of jazz’s finest clarinetists, “ Shaw led one of America’s most popular big
bands of the late 1930s and early ‘40s. Their signature song, a 1938
version of Cole Porter’s “Begin the Beguine,” was very successful.

 

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