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Portrait of Joe Murányi Jazz Musician

SERIES TITLE: Mark Portrait

Of Hungarian immigrant stock, jazz clarinetist Joe Murányi was born in the United States. He earned his fame as Louis Armstrong's last clarinetist in his celebrated All-Stars group. At Christmas of 1991, he performed with the Benkó Dixieland Band in Hungary. The filmmakers joined him drew the portait not only of a great musician but that of an excellent man.