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Episode 46: ‘Pretty Much the Greatest Thing That Ever Happened’

Art Tatum at the Vogue Room, New York, N.Y., between 1946 and 1948 (Wikimedia Commons )

Jay is referring to a moment in an Art Tatum arrangement (of a famous Dvorak piece). He plays that moment, and a Latvian folk song, and “The Kiss,” an Italian number. Also, he talks about U.S. politics, the fate of Europe, porn, and other pressing issues. An appetizing smorgasbord.

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