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Band leader Pauly Cohen still swinging at 91

Band leader Pauly Cohen still swinging at 91

At 4 p.m. Saturday a diminutive gray-haired gentleman in a tuxedo will stroll up to a microphone and introduce himself to more than 300 people seated in a packed Sunrise Civic Center Theater. A few words of gratitude will end with a simple declaration: "I'm Pauly Cohen. I'm lucky to be here. Let's play some music!" The Tamarac resident will be intentionally concise with the words that lead his 18-man big band into a jumping opening number called "Happy Go Lucky." "I want to keep it brief, so we can get to what the people came for, the music," the trumpeter and bandleader said a couple of days before the event. But there's another...

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