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Historic music find 'redefines' swing era jazz


When it comes to great jazz music you can hardly beat the live recordings from the height of the 1930s swing era.

There has always been chatter about a mysterious treasure trove of unreleased material known as the Savory collection. Recorded by the audio engineer Bill Savory - these live performances filled nearly 1,000 discs.

Now the entire collection has been acquired by the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. The museum's curator, Loren Schoenberg, takes us on a spin through this unique part of jazz history.


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