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Willie Ruff

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Willie Ruff Discusses His Life and Career.

Jazz French horn player Willie Ruff. Ruff's autobiography, "A Call to Assembly," chronicles his childhood in the South, his enlistment in the army in 1946, his gaining admission to Yale, and his decision to pass on a career in classical music and follow a life in jazz. It's published by Viking. (Rebroadcast. Original date 7/24/91).

16:07

Willie Ruff Discusses His Life and Career.

Jazz French horn player Willie Ruff. Ruff's new autobiography, "A Call to Assembly," chronicles his childhood in the South, his enlistment in the army in 1946, his gaining admission to Yale, and his decision to pass on a career in classical music and follow a life in jazz. (It's published by Viking).

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