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  • Frank Amacker

    Frank “Dude” Amacker (1890-1975) was a ragtime and jazz pianist…

  • Louis Cottrell

    Afro-French Creole clarinetist and tenor saxophonist Louis Albert Cottrell Jr…

  • Cowboy Mouth

    The band name “Cowboy Mouth” usually means “One with a…

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