Oct 7, 2014
Though Jack Webb's first love was police work, his second love
And in his series Pete Kelly's Blues, he played the leader of a jazz combo in 1920's Kansas City. The program oozed of gangsters, gun molls, G-men, and hot, smoky music.
The series ran on NBC in the summer of 1951. There were only 12 episodes, but the show is still well-remembered.
This is the first episode, called Gus Trudeau. It ran on July 4, 1951.