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  • George Duke is a multi Grammy Award winning legend. So, when I called him to get a few quick quotes for my France Joli interview (he produced her album 'Witch Of Love') I quickly realized I needed to milk this…
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Crazy Scot Records

Crazy Scot Records

Recorded and released in 2006, this 18-piece Big Band features Dick Johnson on clarinet. Dick has been the leader of The Artie Shaw Orchestra since 1983, and this recording is his tribute to Artie.

The CD showcases beautiful new arrangements by Grammy-Winning Robert Freedman and Jay Brandford.

LISTEN to audio clips and purchase CD's at http://www.somerledcharitablefoundation.org

Clarinet: Dick Johnson

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