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Jazz musician Freddie Keppard, also known as King Keppard, was known in New Orleans jazz circles for his amazing skills with the coronet. A participant in the “cutting contests” that jazz musicians conducted to prove who was at the top, Keppard kept his title of king until 1914, when Joe Oliver took his crown. 
 

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