Hokie Mokie

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Jazz trombonist from the short story "The King of Jazz" by Donald Barthelme. It first appeared in The New Yorker, January 30, 1977. He is proclaimed the "king of jazz" upon the death of Spicy MacLammermoor. He doesn't hang on to the title long. At a club jam session, he finds himself outshined by new guy Hideo Yamaguchi.

Mokie is from Pass Christian, Mississippi. His way of playing is his famous "English sunrise" method.

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