Philosophy, Young Blazers — February 6, 2014 at 13:52

Black History Month

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cab-calloway-lg-cullit-mintint-e31Calloway’s figure is synonymous with jazz music’s big band era in the 1930s. Raised in Baltimore, the young singer left law school in the 1920s to sing with a band called the Alabamians. After success with the band led to a career in Chicago’s jazz scene, the “Hi De Ho” man made his way to New York City, where he landed a gig at Harlem’s Cotton Club. THERE’S MORE

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