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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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When Cootie Left the Duke, Pt. I (Podcast #17-009)
After 11 years with Duke Ellington, Cootie Williams leaves to join Benny Goodman. Continue reading