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PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master
PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master

It's not often in judging the biography of a great artist that you can just pick up the phone and call one of the people who knew him best — and remains a principal keeper of the historical flame. But that is exactly the case with Cab Calloway, the Baltimore-raised jazz bandleader, singer and actor who is profiled in TV's "American Masters" series at 10 p.m. Monday on PBS. Camay Calloway Murphy, the performer's daughter, lives here and is happy to talk about her late father and how she feels he is treated in "American Masters Cab Calloway: Sketches." "I love the documentary,' says Murphy, founder of the Cab Calloway Jazz Institute and...

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