Jazz clarinetist and bandleader Artie Shaw, circa 1940. He was born 100 years ago Sunday. Michael Ochs Archives/Stringer/Getty Images hide caption

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Artie Shaw At 100: Celebrating A Swing Era Sensation

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Artie Shaw prepares for a concert in London in 1951. John Pratt/Stringer/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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100 Years Of Jazz Clarinetist Artie Shaw

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Artie Shaw's ideas were often deemed too modern, and his temperament was ill-suited to the role of star. John Pratt/Keystone Features/Getty Images hide caption

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Artie Shaw: The Reluctant Jazz Star

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A Tribute to Artie Shaw

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Shaw Recalled as Giant of the Dance Band Era

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Bandleader Artie Shaw Dies at 94

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Smithsonian Honors Jazz Great Artie Shaw

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