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The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America (2012)

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A documentary on drummer/bandleader Chick Webb, Ella Fitzgerald, and Harlem's Savoy Ballroom.

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Dizzy Gillespie (voice)
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Barney Bigard (voice)
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Chick Webb (voice)
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Mezz Mezzrow (voice)
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Helen Oakley Dance (voice)
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Mario Bauzá (voice)
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Count Basie (voice)
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A documentary on drummer/bandleader Chick Webb, Ella Fitzgerald, and Harlem's Savoy Ballroom.

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african american | dance | jazz | See All (3) »

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