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Larry Fine: Larry Fine Meets Stuff Smith: Fine Stuff

Read "Larry Fine Meets Stuff Smith: Fine Stuff" reviewed by Ken Dryden


Larry Fine was often shown playing the violin in various The Three Stooges shorts, but what many fans don't realize is that he really played the instrument. Fortunately, he was also interested in jazz and an admirer of Stuff Smith. This long forgotten radio broadcast likely originated from a Hollywood club during one of the recording bans put in place by James J. Petrillo in the 1940s. It was so obscure that even Anthony Barnett, Stuff Smith discographer and owner ...


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