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March 6, 1940: Duke Ellington records "Ko-Ko" and "Jack, The Bear."

Added: 2008-03-03 The so-called Blanton-Webster Band was at its best on this session for Victor Records. Of the five songs they recorded that day two became instant classics, “Ko-Ko” and “Jack, The Bear”, a feature for bassist Jimmy Blanton.

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