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Jazz Musician Jack Sheldon on Trumpet and Vocals

For many years, Sheldon was bandleader and sidekick for Merv Griffin's talk show. He sang with Benny Goodman, was a childhood friend of Chet Baker's, and played burlesque with Lenny Bruce. He's just released a new record of standards, called "On My Own."

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Other segments from the episode on June 9, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 9, 1993: Interview with Mark Richard; Interview with Jack Sheldon; Tribute to Arthur Alexander.

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