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High Society Hodes Hodes Art/Barney Bigard 1968
In 1968 in Chicago pianist Art Hodes was the host in a series of jazz films from some small jazz club. He would be able to feature one or more jazz musicians in a program called Jazz Alley.
In this clip Art Hodes presents New Orleans clarinettist Barney Bigard who in his early years played with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and later in the forties and early fifties was the reedplayer with Louis Armstrong's All Stars.
Going back to Barney's roots, New Orleans, he plays "High Society"
On piano host Art Hodes, on bass Rails Wilson (?) and Bob Cousins on drums.