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The Saturday Evening Post

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The High Priest of Jazz

A profile of Thelonious Monk.

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John Wayne: A Love Song

On set in Mexico with the Duke.

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The No Talent Kid

A high school band teacher engages in a psychological battle with an earnest yet musically-challenged student.

"Mr. Helmholtz started to shout after Plummer, to bring him back and tell him bluntly that he didn’t have the remotest chance of getting out of C Band ever; that he would never be able to understand that the mission of a band wasn’t simply to make noises, but to make special kinds of noises. But Plummer was off and away."