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American Masters: Cab Calloway: Sketches

“Hi de hi de hi de ho!” Charismatic music and dance pioneer Cab Calloway (12-25-1907 – 11-18-94) is an exceptional figure in the history of jazz. As a singer, dancer and bandleader, he charmed audiences around the world with his boundless energy, bravado and elegant showmanship. Calloway was also an ambassador for his race, leading one of the most popular African American big bands during the Harlem Renaissance and jazz and swing eras of the 1930s-40s.

Source: PBS


Episode Info


Episode number: 25x2
Production Number: 2502
Airdate: Monday February 27th, 2012
Special Airtime: 10:00 pm

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Writer: (Unknown)


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