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Lincoln Center 'House of Swing' to Open in NYC

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Lincoln Center 'House of Swing' to Open in NYC

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The new multi-million-dollar headquarters of jazz at New York City's Lincoln Center opens Monday night. Artistic director Wynton Marsalis calls it the "house of swing." But some question whether vast concert halls will encourage the same creativity that once sprung from smoky jazz joints. Howard Mandel reports.

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