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Whatever Bubbles Up (Florence)
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Invitation
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I'm Old Fashioned
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Come Rain Or Come Shine
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Never Let Me Go (Livingston/Evans)

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As a longtime staff arranger for Liberty Records, Bob Florence wrote some of the most innovative and challenging charts in postwar jazz -- in many respects a man out of time, he possessed a particular brilliance for large-ensemble arrangements in the tradition of Duke Ellington, although the commercial vogue for big-band jazz had long since passed. Born May 30, 1932, in Los Angeles, Florence was a child prodigy who took his first piano lesson at the age of three. He abandoned cl... Read more

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