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AMERICAN MASTERS

Cab Calloway: Sketches

  • Aired: 02/26/2012
  • 54:39
  • Expires: 06/30/2015
  • Rating: TV-14
Explore the life of this pioneering jazz legend who charmed audiences with his bravado and showmanship. Cab led one of the most popular African American big bands during the jazz and swing eras of the 1930s-40s, with Harlem's famous Cotton Club as his home stage, best known for his "Hi de hi de hi de ho" refrain from signature song "Minnie the Moocher."
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American Masters pays tribute to influential jazz legend Cab Calloway
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