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Wilbur Sweatman

Wilbur Sweatman is apparently the first dark musician to record beneath the name of jazz. He documented along with his “Jass Music group” for Route√© in March 1917. This by itself might insure his legacy but, at that time, Sweatman had been a present business veteran, a clarinetist and author …

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