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Pee Wee Marquette: Every Night At Birdland: The Lost Introductions

Read "Every Night At Birdland: The Lost Introductions" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

Heard around the jazz world as the “Voice of Birdland," diminutive Pee Wee Marquette was host, hostess and crowd favorite at “Bird's Place." Marquette, known for his (?) piercing faux-soprano brought on and literally introduced--sometimes malapropriately--the greats of jazz. In this collection, gleaned from many classic “Live at Birdland" recordings, you'll hear Pee Wee shreik his classic, “Art Blake-eeee, Art Blake-eeee," bringing on the Master and his Messengers.Being a jazzer himself, Marquette would improvise individual names, especially after ...


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