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When Cootie Left the Duke, Pt. III (Podcast #17-011)
Cootie disbanded his big band in 1947. This episode covers the period of 1947 up until 1962, the year Cootie rejoined Ellington.
When Cootie Left the Duke, Pt. II (Podcast #17-010)
Cootie Williams starts his own big band after a year long stint with Benny Goodman.
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