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Year: 2012

Runtime: 00:22:21

Get a sneak peek into the lives of Seattle Jazz and Funk bands: Big World Breaks and Nicholas Russell Band.

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Episode 110: Band In Seattle

Big World Breaks And Nicholas Russel Band

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