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The Bob Bain Archives

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14 MIN2019 MAR 1
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The October 18, 1948 broadcast features the familiar lineup of Bob, Ray Sherman on piano, Jud De Naut on bass, and Nick Fatool on drums. They kick things off with a tight version of “Brazil”, then song star Margo Powers comes in for “The Man I Love”, enlivened by Bob’s solo. The quartet swings through the Ellington tune “Bojangles”. Margo returns for a paean to shiftlessness written by Joe Venuti and Lee Jarvis: “Ain’t Doin’ Bad Doin’ Nothin’”, but enterprising Bob closes out the date with a virtuosic version of “Dark Eyes”, with his harmonics and Ray Sherman’s dexterous piano taking us out on a high note indeed!