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Coleman Hawkins' "Body and Soul's" Fiftieth Anniversary.

Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead tells us about a milestone in jazz history -- the 50th anniversary of tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins' recording of "Body and Soul." He says Hawkins was the best tenor saxophonist ever...and "Body and Soul" was his greatest masterpiece.

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Other segments from the episode on October 9, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 9, 1989: Interview with Russell Baker; Commentary on Coleman Hawkins; Interview with Jeroen Krabbé; Review of the television show "Mancuso, F.B.I."

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