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Sheik of Araby

Fred Hatfield, host of the New Orleans Jazz Radio Program, introduces a 1941 recording of “Shiek of Araby” by Sidney Bechet. The song is a “one man band” recording; Bechet played each instrument, re-recording the tune with a different instrument each time.