The Ghetto Swinger

A Berlin Jazz-Legend Remembers

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Jazz in Nazi-era and postwar Germany, as lived by a Jewish prodigy who survived the horrors of Theresienstadt and Auschwitz.

"Coco, it's not important what you play. It's important how you play it,"...

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Translated by John Howard | Contributors Max Christian Graeff, Michaela Haas, Michael H. Kater

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Coco Schumann (1924 - ) is known as one of the best swing and jazz musicians of his time in Europe. In the 1940s, as a teenager, he began playing in underground swing clubs in the Berlin...

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