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4/4. Clarke Peters pays tribute to charismatic showman, jazz band leader, singer, stage star and radio personality Cab Calloway (1907-94), whose hi-de-ho scat singing has influenced jazz artists like Fats Waller as well as today's rap acts. This final edition traces Calloway's transformation from band leader and singer to icon of African-American music.

Contributors

Unknown:
Clarke Peters
Unknown:
Fats Waller

An abridged version of Peter Shaffer 's play about Mozart's rivalry with composer Antonio Salieri , read by F Murray Abraham.
8/8. Was Mozart really murdered by Salieri? All is revealed. Abridged by Neville Teller

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Shaffer
Unknown:
Antonio Salieri
Unknown:
Murray Abraham.
Abridged By:
Neville Teller

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