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Hump Day Wild Card — 4.30.14

Terrific Mildred Bailey tribute concert last night at Schuler Auditorium at North Idaho College. Large crowd heard talented Julia Keefe sing several songs by the 1930s-40s jazz great Bailey, who grew up on Coeur d'Alene reservation and Spokane. Max Mendez, Terry Jones & their talented jazz choir/jazz band, respectively, got their own standing O's, too. I didn't like jazz as a kid. But I do now. And last night was one to remember. Now for today's Wild Card …


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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