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Al Hibbler: Unchained Melodist

From: NPR Music
Series: Jazz Profiles
Length: 54:00

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A rich, supple baritone, Hibbler brought many of Duke Ellington's most popular ballads to life during an eight-year stint with the orchestra.

Hibbler250_small A rich, supple baritone, Hibbler brought many of Duke Ellington's most popular ballads to life during an eight-year stint with the orchestra. He went on to a long and successful solo career, becoming the country's first prominent blind performer.

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A rich, supple baritone, Hibbler brought many of Duke Ellington's most popular ballads to life during an eight-year stint with the orchestra. He went on to a long and successful solo career, becoming the country's first prominent blind performer.

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00:00 IC: Support for NPR...
28:02 OC: ...National Public Radio.
28:03 *27 sec music break*
28:31 IC: Al Hibbler stayed...
53:59 OC: ...NPR music dot org.

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