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@erik1966lutig — 539 followers, 18,961 tweets

Drummer Buddy Rich really helps propel this great Artie Shaw track forward #Jazz 
Charlie Barnet could have used his family’s wealth to do anything he wished. He wished to lead a #jazz band. 
“One could argue that (Charlie) Barnet suppressed his own individuality in order to serve the ‘higher’ cause of proselytizing the works of those he considered the real masters of his field.” — Gunther Schuller #jazz
I’ve always considered the @Globies to be fantastic basketball players, remarkable entertainers and more importantly, an example of how sports can unite people of various backgrounds. If they play near you, I highly recommend that you see them. And I hope they endure forever 
RT @carolecadwalla: Yesterday @facebook threatened to sue us. Today we publish this. Meet the whistleblower blowing the lid off Facebook &…
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