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  • Piano
  • June 2018
  • 6 Songs

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Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas
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Sure Thing
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Sure Thing [live]
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Blues In The Closet
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Celia

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One of the giants of the jazz piano, Bud Powell changed the way that virtually all post-swing pianists play their instruments. He did away with the left-hand striding that had been considered essential earlier and used his left hand to state chords on an irregular basis. His right often played speedy single-note lines, essentially transforming Charlie Parker's vocabulary to the piano (although he developed parallel to "Bird"). Tragically, Bud Powell was a seriously ill genius. ... Read more

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