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The audience is so happy, they swarm the stage on New Year's Eve 2011. Wynton and his men (about a dozen) put early New Orleans jazz -- Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver, Louis Armstrong -- front and center with a few brief and beautiful stories about the birth of jazz.