Godfather of the Music Business

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Tells the story of one of the most notorious figures in the history of popular music, Morris Levy. At nineteen, he cofounded the nightclub Birdland in Hell's Kitchen, which became the home for a new musical style, bebop. Levy operated one of the first integrated clubs on Broadway and helped build the careers of Dizzy Gillespie and Bud Powell and most notably aided the reemergence of Count Basie.

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