And even better, he was an arranger for Count Basie. I had the chance to see the orchestra in the 1970's with Basie in a wheelchair. I sure he wasn't with Basie but he must have been a great arranger to wotk with such a fantastic Jazz Orchestra.
Ahhh, I love a good Krusty-centered plot. And yes, I'm aware that they've done the "Krusty gets fired" bit WAY too many times to the point that it's just dull, but screw it, I still love Krusty. So yeah, I liked this plot a lot.