Music: Jam Session

Last week in the swank Viennese Room of Manhattan's St. Regis Roof Garden, a select group of swing fans sat out the most gilt-edged concert yet recorded in the annals of pure, impromptu swing.

Participating players, almost a Who's Who of topflight U. S. jammers, included Clarinetists Joe Marsala, Milton Mesirow, Peewee Russell; Saxophonists Bud Freeman, Sid Bechet; Cornetists Bobby Hackett, Hotlips Paige; Pianist Jess Stacey; Trombonist Tommy Dorsey; Drummers Dave Tough and Zutty Singleton. Present also were No. 1 Swing Pundit Hugues Panassié, grey-haired Blues-writer William Christopher Handy (St.Louis Blues, Memphis Blues)....

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