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OHAM: Eubie Blake on Ellington

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Eubie Blake

with Vivian Perlis

New Haven, Connecticut

October, 1973

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Shooting dice‑‑nicknames‑‑Eubie's long fingers‑‑Dizzy Gillespie‑-doing business‑‑correcting Eubie's grammar‑‑traveling by train‑-playing in Europe‑‑explaining ragtime‑‑start of piano lessons‑-buying his first piano‑‑following the bands‑‑playing in the house of ill repute‑‑Shuffle Along‑‑his mother's reaction.