Hugely influential in the evolution of the swing genre, Cab Calloway began his musical career in the 1920s. Outgoing and confident, Calloway would take to the stage dressed in flamboyant costume, and summon up some incredible tunes from his band. Among them were formidable future talents such as Dizzy Gillespie, Ben Webster, Doc Cheatham, and many others. Presented here, Calloway works his way through some of his most popular material, to the delight of his audience.
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